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Last updated: 23 January 2021
Datum:Dienstag 26 August 1969
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-2
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot, Krasnoyarsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Kennzeichen: CCCP-41971
Werknummer: 13347311
Baujahr: 1953
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:16547
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 11
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 14 / Insassen: 14
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:13 km (8.1 Meilen) S of Khovu-Aksy Airport (   Russland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Kyzyl Airport (KYZ/UNKY), Russland
Flug nach:Khovu-Aksy Airport (UNYH), Russland
The An-2 operated on a flight from Kyzyl to Khovu-Aksy when it encountered below-minima weather conditions with low clouds over mountainous terrain. The airplane flew through clouds until it impacted the wooded slope of a 2591 m high mountain at a height of 1940 metres. The wreckage was located the next day.

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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 Kyzyl Airport to Khovu-Aksy Airport as the crow flies is 77 km (48 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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