Narrative:The An-2 departed on a para-dropping flight from Rybinsk when it suffered engine problems shortly after takeoff. The crew attempted an emergency landing, but the aircraft came down in a snow-covered wooded area some 2 km from the airfield, both pilots escaped unhurt while 1 of the 12 skydivers was slightly injured.
|Date:||Saturday 2 March 2013|
|C/n / msn:|| 1G194-39|
|First flight:|| 1981|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||2 km (1.3 mls) from Rybinsk Airport (RYB) ( Russia)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||Rybinsk Airport (RYB/UUBK), Russia|
|Destination airport:||Rybinsk Airport (RYB/UUBK), Russia|
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