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Last updated: 23 October 2019
Date:Tuesday 19 August 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2R
Operator:Aeroflot / Belarus
Registration: CCCP-96175
C/n / msn: 1G71-08
First flight: 1966
Total airframe hrs:2524
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,8 km (1.1 mls) from Mostki, Rogachov district, Gomel region (   Belarus)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
An An-2 aircraft was destroyed in an accident near Mostki, Belarus during an unauthorised flight.
The airplane was engaged in crop-spraying operations for the sovkhoz (state farm) "Rogin" when the intoxicated crew allowed three passengers on board.
They performed unauthorised manoeuvres at low height until the aircraft touched tree tops at a height of 15-17 metres. It wend down and burst into flames, killing all aboard.

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