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Last updated: 6 July 2020
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Date:Saturday 10 December 1960
Time:09:36
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2T
Operator:Aeroflot, Kazakstan Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-33181
C/n / msn: 114547317
First flight: 1960
Total airframe hrs:149
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:15 km (9.4 mls) SE of Repinka (   Kazakhstan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Semipalatinsk Airport (PLX/UASS), Kazakhstan
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
While en route from Semipalantinsk to Abai in poor weather several passengers moved to the toilet in the back of the aircraft. The centre of gravity went out of the envelope (too far aft) and the aircraft lost speed, stalled at a height of some 500 metres and crashed 45 km south of Semipalantinsk Airport.

Classification:
Centre of Gravity outside limits
Loss of control

Sources:
» airdisaster.ru
» Soviet Transports


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