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Accident description
Last updated: 13 December 2017
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Date:Thursday 19 March 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 2R
Operator:Aeroflot / Uzbekistan
Registration: CCCP-25598
C/n / msn: 1G61-24
First flight: 1965
Total airframe hrs:2086
Cycles:5100
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:5,7 km (3.6 mls) from Nikolayevo-Kozlovski (   Russia)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The An-2 operated on a crop-spraying flight for the kolkhoz "Krasny Partizan" in the Pokrovskoye District of the Rostov Region without ATC authorisation when it encountered below-minima weather conditions with thick fog. The crew lost spatial orientation and the aircraft crashed in a snow-covered field 5,750 metres west of Nikolayevo-Kozlovski.

Classification:
Low visibility
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Ground

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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