Narrative:The ski-equipped An-2 was blown upside down by a storm, causing severe structural damage to the wings. The airplane was seen as such on December 6, 2006, so the actual date of the event could have been a few days earlier.
|Date:||Wednesday 6 December 2006|
|Operator:||Antarctic Logistics Centre International - ALCI|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Novolazarevskaja ( Antarctica)
|Phase:|| Standing (STD)|
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.