ASN Aircraft accident Antonov An-2R CCCP-32209 Sufi-Kurgan
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Date:Sunday 21 July 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2R
Operator:Aeroflot / Kyrgyzstan
Registration: CCCP-32209
MSN: 1G95-21
First flight: 1968
Total airframe hrs:170
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:15 km (9.4 mls) SW of Sufi-Kurgan (   Kyrgyzstan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Daroot-Korgon Airport, Kyrgyzstan
Destination airport:Osh Airport (OSS/UAFO), Kyrgyzstan
An Antonov 2 passenger plane flew into steep mountain slope at an altitude of 4000 m, 15 km south-west of Sufi-Kurgan, Kyrgyzstan. Both pilots and all 12 passengers were killed.
The airplane operated on a domestic flight from Dzhargital to Osh via Daroot-Korgon. Weather was poor with thunderstorm and rain. This caused the pilots to lose orientation. The airplane deviated from the prescribed flight path to the west by 10 km.


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Distance from Daroot-Korgon Airport to Osh Airport as the crow flies is 126 km (79 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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