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Last updated: 14 October 2019
Date:Tuesday 18 September 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2
Operator:GUSMP, Directorate of Polar Aviation
Registration: CCCP-N565
C/n / msn: 10947306
First flight: 1951
Total airframe hrs:6274
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tukalan river, Evenkiysky district, Krasnoyarsk region (   Russia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Tha An-2 operated on a positioning flight from one airstrip near the Tukalan river (Evenkiya) to another one when the wheels got stuck in the soft ground during the takeoff run. The aircraft nosed over and caught fire.

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