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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Wednesday 14 October 2009
Time:ca 16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2TP
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Nicaragua
Registration: 75
C/n / msn: 1G214-02
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:0,8 km (0.5 mls) NE of Managua-Augusto C Sandino Airport (MGA) (   Nicaragua)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Managua-Augusto C Sandino Airport (MGA/MNMG), Nicaragua
Destination airport:Managua-Augusto C Sandino Airport (MGA/MNMG), Nicaragua
Narrative:
An Antonov 2, operated by the Nicaraguan Air Force, sustained substantial damage in a forced landing near Managua-Augusto C. Sandino Airport (MGA). The flight had departed the Managua Airport on a test flight after maintenance work had been accomplished on the engine. While on approach to the airport, at a height of about 200 m, engine problems occurred. The pilot made a forced landing in the field of a farm, some 800 metres short of the runway.

Sources:
» Cae por desperfectos AN 2 de la Fuerza Aérea (La Prensa, 15-10-2009)


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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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