ASN Aircraft accident Antonov An-2R CCCP-70481 Amangeldy, Komsomolski district, Aktyubinsk region
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Date:Sunday 27 June 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2R
Operator:Aeroflot / Ukraine
Registration: CCCP-70481
MSN: 1G143-60
First flight: 1973
Total airframe hrs:2406
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Amangeldy, Komsomolski district, Aktyubinsk region (   Kazakhstan)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The aircraft crashed during crop-spraying operations for the Bestau sovkhoz (state farm) in the Kustanai Region of Kazakhstan when the intoxicated crew made an unauthorised flight to Amangeldy in the Komsomolski District of the Aktyubinsk Region. While
the aircraft was parked there an intoxicated aviation mechanic took off twice and the aircraft crashed during the second flight on the banks of the river Tolybai and exploded, killing the pilot.

Flightcrew member's alcohol, drug usage
Loss of control

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