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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:
Date:Saturday 24 March 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 2
Operator:Aeroflot, Far East Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-05670
C/n / msn: 15647309
First flight: 1955
Total airframe hrs:10581
Cycles:6600
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:9 km (5.6 mls) N of Ozyornaya (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Ust'-Bolsheretsk Airstrip, Russia
Narrative:
The An-2 operated on a cargo flight from Ozyornaya to Ust'-Bolsheretsk (Kamchatka) when the intoxicated captain deliberately deviated from the prescribed flight path. The aircraft entered clouds and impacted the snow-covered northern slope of Mount Ukho
at a height of 350 metres.

Classification:
Flightcrew member's alcohol, drug usage
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

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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