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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:
Date:Saturday 5 July 1969
Time:11:52
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 2R
Operator:Aeroflot, Far East Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-09168
C/n / msn: 1G20-11
First flight: 1962
Total airframe hrs:6079
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Udokan range, Aldan district, Yakutiya (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Antonov 2 operated on a flight from Tynda to Chara with an en route stop at Ust'-Nyukzha. On the final leg of the flight, it encountered poor weather conditions with low clouds and rain. At that time it was flying along the valley of the river Khani. The An-2 impacted the side of a mountain of the Udokan range at 1,800 metres. The wreckage was found on 16 July 1969.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» airdisaster.ru


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