ASN Aircraft accident Antonov An-2R CCCP-32079 Novoaleksandrovsk
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Date:Saturday 23 September 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2R
Operator:Aeroflot, North Kavkaz Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-32079
MSN: 1G92-35
First flight: 1968
Total airframe hrs:8326
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Novoaleksandrovsk (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The An-2 operated on a crop-spraying flight for the "Lenin" kolkhoz (collective farm) in the Novoaleksandrovsk district of the Stavropol region when the intoxicated crew (the captain had a blood alcohol concentration of 4‰) performed unauthorised
manoeuvres. The aircraft impacted a field near Novoaleksandrovsk and caught fire.

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