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Last updated: 30 November 2020
Date:Monday 24 December 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2V
Operator:Aeroflot, Krasnoyarsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-32448
C/n / msn: 1G102-09
First flight: 1969
Total airframe hrs:4840
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:28 km (17.5 mls) E of Khantaiskoye Ozero (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Dudinka Airport (UROD), Russia
Destination airport:?
The An-2 operated on a cargo flight from Dudinka to Khantaiskoye Ozero settlement (Taimyr) during the polar night. The crew decided to cut the route short. However, due to poor visibility the crew was not able to establish the position of the aircraft. Additionaly, the frequency of the radio beacon at Khantaiskoye Ozero had been changed without notice. During descent the aircraft impacted the northern slope of a mountain at a height of 1016 metres.

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

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