Accident Antonov An-2R CCCP-46601,
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Date:Sunday 18 December 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Antonov An-2R
Owner/operator:Aeroflot / Tajikistan
Registration: CCCP-46601
MSN: 1G46-10
Year of manufacture:1966
Total airframe hrs:2005 hours
Cycles:6722 flights
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Zafarabad -   Tajikistan
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Illegal Flight
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The aircraft was engaged in crop-spraying operations for the sovkhoz (state farm) "40 let Tadzhikistana" located in the Zafarabad district of the Leninabad region of Tajikistan.
The intoxicated captain set out on an unauthorised flight with an aircraft mechanic and performed unauthorised manoeuvres at low height. The aircraft stalled, crashed in a field and caught fire.


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