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Last updated: 4 December 2021
Date:Saturday 16 June 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2T
Operator:Aeroflot, Far East Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-44920
MSN: 1G24-20
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (   Russia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport (PKC/UHPP), Russia
Destination airport:?
The An-2 was stolen by a drunk pilot at night. During a low altitude turn the airplane stalled and crashed nose down, coming to rest against a house.

Flightcrew member's alcohol, drug usage
Loss of control

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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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