Vliegtuigongeval op 15 APR 1962 met Antonov An-2 CCCP-23700 - Karpun Mountain
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Datum:zondag 15 april 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Aeroflot, Magadan Civil Aviation Directorate
Registratie: CCCP-23700
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Karpun Mountain (   Rusland)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Palyavaam Airstrip, Rusland
Vliegveld van aankomst:Pevek Airport (PWE/UHMP), Rusland
The An-2 operated on a positioning flight from Palyavaam to Pevek (Chaun district of Chukotka). En route the crew did not follow the Palyavaam River but deviated to the left by 12 km. They encountered bad visibility (snow flurry) and flew into the side of Karpun Mountain (906 metres). Both pilots were severely injured.

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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Palyavaam Airstrip en Pevek Airport bedraagt 171 km (107 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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