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Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Date:Thursday 24 April 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 2T
Operator:GUSMP, Directorate of Polar Aviation
Registration: CCCP-N640
C/n / msn: 1 68 473 20
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mirny Ice Station (   Antarctica)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
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Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The An-2 was to take part in the Third Soviet Antarctic Expedition (KAE). It sank in a snow storm after being unloaded from M/V "Ob'" near Mirny Ice Station in Antarctica.

Classification:

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» Dmitri Yertsov


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