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Accident description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
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Date:Monday 27 March 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 2
Operator:Aeroflot / Ukraine
Registration: CCCP-42621
C/n / msn: 1G40-22
First flight: 1963
Total airframe hrs:9044
Cycles:9242
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Voroshilovgrad (   Russia)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:Voroshilovgrad Airport (VSG/UKCW), Ukraine
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The An-2 took off from Voroshilovgrad (now Luhansk) when the pilot decided to commit suicide due to marital problems. He took off alone and directed his aircraft into the 4-storey building where he was living (house No. 10 in the 27th district of Voroshilovgrad). Several flats were seriously damaged and a fire erupted, but nobody in the house was injured while the pilot was killed on impact; t/t 9,044 hours and
9,242 cycles; canx 1972

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