ASN Aircraft accident Antonov An-2 CCCP-44984 Tiksi Airport (IKS)
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Date:Friday 26 September 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2
Operator:Aeroflot / Polar
Registration: CCCP-44984
MSN: 1G27-06
First flight: 1963
Total airframe hrs:5515
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:2, 5 km off Tiksi Airport (IKS) (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Borogon Airport, Russia
Destination airport:Tiksi Airport (IKS/UEST), Russia
The An-2 suffered an engine failure while on a night time approach to Tiksi, Russia.
The aircraft was ditched in Tiksi Bay 2.5 km from the airport.

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