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Last updated: 14 October 2019
Date:Sunday 19 August 2018
Time:ca 17:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2T
Operator:Ostthüringer Fallschirmsportclub - OFC
Registration: D-FOJB
C/n / msn: 1G86-42
First flight: 1968
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Gera-Leumnitz Airport (   Germany)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Departure airport:Gera-Leumnitz Airport (EDAJ), Germany
Destination airport:Gera-Leumnitz Airport (EDAJ), Germany
The Antonov An-2 was damaged when the right hand wings caught fire during start-up of the engine at Gera-Leumnitz Airport, Germany. The skydivers and pilot were able to evacuate and the fire was put out by fire services.
It appears a flame was emitted from the engine exhaust on the right hand side of the engine.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: BFU 18-1255-3X


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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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