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Accident description
Last updated: 17 November 2017
Date:Tuesday 7 November 2017
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2
Registration: RA-02305
C/n / msn: 1G240-07
First flight: 1990
Engines: 1 Shvetsov ASh-62IR
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ekimchan, Amur Region (   Russia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Ekimchan (UHBP), Russia
Destination airport:Udskoye Airstrip, Russia
An Antonov An-2 impacted wooded terrain next to a residence close to Ekimchan Airstrip, Russia. The aircraft was consumed by fire. One of the two pilots sustained fatal injuries.
Preliminary information suggests the aircraft crashed immediately after takeoff.

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Distance from Ekimchan to Udskoye Airstrip as the crow flies is 186 km (116 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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