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Last updated: 27 October 2021
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Date:Saturday 31 August 1963
Time:15:47
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2T
Operator:Aeroflot / Armenia
Registration: CCCP-01154
MSN: 18047309
First flight: 1958
Total airframe hrs:4305
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 14
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 16
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Kapan (   Armenia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Kapan Airport, Armenia
Destination airport:Goris Airport, Armenia
Narrative:
on the leg from Kapan to Goris of a flight from Kapan to Yerevan when flew too low,
While on a flight from Kafan to Goris, the An-2 deviated from the prescribed flight path by 5.5 km. It entered a gorge near Kafan and was forced to make a climbing turn to get out again. The aircraft lost speed and collided with tree tops at a height of 1,250 metres. It came down on a mountain slope, caught fire and burnt out.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» airdisaster.ru


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Distance from Kapan Airport to Goris Airport as the crow flies is 29 km (18 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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