Accident Antonov An-2R RA-40908,
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Date:Thursday 27 July 2017
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Antonov An-2R
Owner/operator:Aviation Technical Center Virazh
Registration: RA-40908
MSN: 1G215-45
Year of manufacture:1985
Total airframe hrs:7203 hours
Engine model:Shvetsov ASh-62IR
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:1,7 km N of Poltavskaya, Krasnoarmeysky district -   Russia
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Telegin Farm Airstrip
Destination airport:Telegin Farm Airstrip
Investigating agency: MAK
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
An Antonov 2R sustained substantial damage in an accident at the Telegin farm of the Krasnoarmeysky District in Russia.
The aircraft was engaged in the treatment of a rice field when the engine flamed out after takeoff. It came down in an irrigation canal. The captain of the aircraft was injured.

Conclusion (translated from Russian):
The aircraft accident with the AN-2 RA-40908 aircraft occurred during a forced landing, the need for which was due to the engine shutdown after takeoff due to the closed position of the four-way fuel selector.
A contributing factor was the formal attitude of the captain to the execution of the startup checklist.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: MAK
Report number: final report
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 9 months
Download report: Final report





photo (c) MAK; Poltavskaya, Krasnoarmeysky district; July 2017

photo (c) MAK; Poltavskaya, Krasnoarmeysky district; July 2017

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