ASN Aircraft accident Antonov An-2R RA-71165 Karatayka
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Monday 9 January 2023
Time:ca 13:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2R
Operator:Naryan-Mar Air Enterprise
Registration: RA-71165
MSN: 1G200-08
First flight: 1983
Engines: 1 Shvetsov ASh-62IR
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 12
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:10 km (6.3 mls) from Karatayka (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Ust-Kara Airstrip, Russia
Destination airport:Karatayka Airport (ULDT), Russia
An Antonov An-2R, operated by the Naryan-Mar Air Enterprise, crashed in severe icing and low visibility conditions, some 10 km from Karatayka, Russia. The captain and one of the passengers died in the accident.

The aircraft operated on a round trip from Naryan-Mar Airport (NNM) to Ust-Kara Airstrip and back via Karatayka. At 13:20 the aircraft took off from Ust-Kara and headed for Karatayka. Due to bad weather conditions, the flight could not land there and headed to the alternate Varandey Airport. The aircraft crashed a little later.



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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Ust-Kara Airstrip to Karatayka Airport as the crow flies is 150 km (94 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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Antonov An-2

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