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Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2017
Status:
Date:Friday 5 May 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 2R
Operator:Aeroflot / Ukraine
Registration: CCCP-25604
C/n / msn: 1G61-30
First flight: 1965
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Poltava Region (   Ukraine)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The An-2 crashed during crop-spraying operations in the Poltava region when the intoxicated pilot performed unauthorised manoeuvres at low height over a village and lost control. The aircraft collided with a building and was completely destroyed, the pilot and the sole passenger, an aircraft mechanic, were killed.

Classification:
Flightcrew member's alcohol, drug usage
Loss of control

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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