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Hull-loss description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 28 May 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-N542
C/n / msn: 1 54 473 18
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lake Figurnoye (   Antarctica)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The An-2 took part in several Soviet Antarctic expeditions. It was stored over the winter at Lake Figurnoye, Antarctica, when it was lifted off its moorings by strong winds and 'travelled' several kilometres over the ice. The wreck was abandoned there.

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Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» Dmitri Yertsov


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