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Accident description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:Friday 14 April 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 2R
Operator:Aeroflot, Privolzhsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-01506
C/n / msn: 1G79-47
First flight: 1967
Total airframe hrs:3117
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Vyyezdnoye, Arzamas District (   Russia)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The An-2 operated on a crop-spraying flight from Arzamas. During the 30th flight that day it collided with a high-voltage power-line 500 metres south-west of Vyyezdnoye (Arzamas District of the Gorki Region) while flying against the sun. The aircraft impacted a water-filled ravine 258 metres further on.

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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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