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Last updated: 15 July 2019
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Date:Friday 3 July 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2R
Operator:Aeroflot, Privolzhsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-09242
C/n / msn: 1G22-20
First flight: 1962
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1 km (0.6 mls) SW of Urtazym (   Russia)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The An-2 operated on a crop-spraying flight for the "Zauralny" sovkhoz (state farm) in the Kvarkeno district of the Orenburg region when the inexperienced pilots got distracted from aviating because he was listening to the weather forecast on the radio and writing it down. The aircraft continually lost height and eventually impacted a hill.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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