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Accident description
Last updated: 25 May 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Thursday 7 February 2013
Time:ca 14:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 2R
Operator:Poltava-Aero
Registration: UR-54853
C/n / msn: 1G184-60
First flight: 1979
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Knyazhin, Zhytomyr region (   Ukraine)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Rivne International Airport (RWN/UKLR), Ukraine
Destination airport:Poltava Airport (PLV/UKHP), Ukraine
Narrative:
An Antonov 2 biplane struck snowy terrain during a flight from Rivne International Airport (RWN) to Poltava Airport (PLV), Ukraine. The right hand wings collapsed and the airplane sustained substantial structural damage to the fuselage. The pilot was injured.

Sources:
» State Service for Emergencies


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Distance from Rivne International Airport to Poltava Airport as the crow flies is 596 km (372 miles).

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.
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