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Last updated: 22 October 2019
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Date:Wednesday 21 July 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2
Operator:Aeroflot, Far East Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-01201
C/n / msn: 16847313
First flight:
Total airframe hrs:7863
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 12
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Gorny (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Briakan Airstrip, Russia
Destination airport:Komsomol'sk-na-Amure Airport (KXK/UHKK), Russia
Narrative:
The An-2 operated on a flight from Poliny Osipenko to Khabarovsk. While on the leg from Briakan to Komsomol'sk-na-Amure, the flight encountered below-minima weather conditions. The crew deviated from the prescribed flight path to the right by 17 km and entered clouds. The airplane touched tree tops on the slope of a mountain at a height of about 600 metres.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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Distance from Briakan Airstrip to Komsomol'sk-na-Amure Airport as the crow flies is 222 km (139 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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