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Last updated: 23 March 2019
Date:Thursday 8 November 2018
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2R
Operator:2nd Arkhangelsk United Aviation Division
Registration: RA-84674
C/n / msn: 1G191-52
First flight: 1981
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:50 km (31.3 mls) NE of Arkhangelsk-Talaghy Airport (ARH) (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Vaskovo Airport (ULAH), Russia
Destination airport:Mezen Airport (ULAE), Russia
The Antonov An-2R operated on a passenger service from Vaskovo, near Arkhangelsk, to Mezen, Russia. On board the aircraft were 2 crew members and 12 passengers.
While en route at an altitude of 150 m, on distance of 50 km from the airport of Arkhangelsk, the plane got into icing conditions. The pilots decided to return to the departure aerodrome. The aircraft then lost engine power and a forced landing was made in a forest.



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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Vaskovo Airport to Mezen Airport as the crow flies is 237 km (148 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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