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Last updated: 14 October 2019
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Date:Wednesday 18 November 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2V
Operator:Aeroflot, Northern Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-09275
C/n / msn: 1G23-24
First flight: 1962
Total airframe hrs:1963
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:20 km (12.5 mls) from Murmansk Airport (MMK) (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Murmansk Airport (MMK/ULMM), Russia
Destination airport:Umba Airport (ULMA), Russia
Narrative:
The flight was en route between Murmansk and Umba, Russia, when it deviated from the prescribed flight path in bad visibility. It strayed 3 km to the right and , crashed 3 metres below the summit of a snow-covered hill (elevation: 427 metres), 20 km south of Murmanks.

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» Soviet Transports


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Murmansk Airport to Umba Airport as the crow flies is 240 km (150 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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