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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:Final
Date:Monday 23 April 2012
Time:08:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 2R
Operator:Aerogetic
Registration: YR-BOR
C/n / msn: 1G192-13
First flight: 1981
Total airframe hrs:5461
Engines: 1 Shvetsov ASh-62IR
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dârvari (   Romania)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The An-2 spray plane departed from an airstrip near Sirna, Romania. At about 15 minutes after takeoff the crew noticed an anomaly in the engine cylinder head temperature indication and decided to land for inspection. They selected a landing site after a quick evaluation from the air.
The airplane landed with a tailwind on uneven terrain. The main undercarriage failed and the airplane swung 180 degrees before coming to rest.

Probable Cause:

Causes of the accident
(1) Human Error in selecting inadequate land for landing and chosing a landing direction without taking into account the wind direction and intensity.
(2) Lack of information about the geographical location of artificial land areas with industrial deposits.

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: CIAS Romania
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 123 days (4 months)
Accident number: NR. A12-05
Download report: Final report

Classification:
Forced landing outside airport

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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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