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Hijacking description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:
Date:Monday 13 March 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 2P
Operator:Aeroflot, North Kavkaz Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-04959
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Black Sea (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The An-2 was hijacked at Tuapse by a former Soviet Air Force and Aeroflot pilot who intended to escape to Turkey. The aircraft was intercepted by a Yak-28P and eventually shot down over the Black Sea by a MiG-17.

Classification:
Shot down by aircraft
Hijack
Loss of control

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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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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