Narrative:The Antonov An-2 crashed during an emergency landing killing one of the two occupants. The An-2 burst into flames and was completely destroyed.
|Date:||Sunday 28 August 2011|
|C/n / msn:|| 1G239-50|
|First flight:|| 1991|
|Total airframe hrs:||1208|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Total:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2 |
|Airplane damage:|| Destroyed|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Neschadinovskaya, Krasnodar Region (Russia)
|Phase:|| Maneuvering (MNV)|
The airplane operated on an illegal crop spraying flight in the Slavyansk-na-Kubani district of the Krasnodar region.
The engine lost power shortly after take-off due to the use of sub-standard E95 fuel. The pilot started to drop the load of chemicals and attempted an emergency landing in a soya field but the aircraft hit the slope of an irrigation drain, nosed over into the drain and burnt.
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.