Flugunfall 06 JUN 2018 einer Antonov An-2R YR-DAX - Baleni, Galati County
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:Mittwoch 6 Juni 2018
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-2R
Kennzeichen: YR-DAX
Werknummer: 1G216-16
Triebwerk: 1 Shvetsov ASh-62IR
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Baleni, Galati County (   Rumänien)
Flugphase: Manövrieren (MNV)
Flug von:?
Flug nach:?
A Romanian Antonov An-2 biplane was destroyed when it force landed after colliding with a vehicle at Baleni, Romania.
The aircraft was spraying insecticide on a crop of wheat when it crossed a road (DJ 253) at low altitude. At the same time a truck was passing and the aircraft hit the top of the truck.
After the impact with the truck, the aircraft changed its trajectory rotating to the right and bending forward. It could no longer be controlled and impacted the ground with the lower right wing and the the engine at a distance of almost 40 m from the truck.
After the ground impact, the aircraft caught fire and burned almost completely

Probable Cause:

Cause of accident occurrence:
The aircraft loss of control after collision with a truck.
Favoring causes:
- Not noticing the truck approaching while overflying the road.
- Low overflight height in the area of DJ253 (3 m).

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: CIAS Romania
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 4 years
Accident number: A 22 - 05
Download report: Final report

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