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Last updated: 8 December 2021
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Datum:vrijdag 9 september 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2TP
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Aeroflot / Georgia
Registratie: CCCP-96224
Constructienummer: 1G72-08
Bouwjaar: 1966
Aantal vlieguren:327
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 10
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 12
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:1,8 km (1.1 mijl) W van Tsikhisdziri Cape (   GeorgiŽ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Batumi-Chorokh Airport (BUS/UGSB), GeorgiŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Poti Airport (UGSP), GeorgiŽ
Beschrijving:
The An-2 operated on a flight from Batumi to Sukhumi with an en route stop at Poti. Ten minutes after takeoff the engine failed due to problems with the magnetos. The aircraft was flying at a height of 250 metres some 2 km off the coastline at the time. The crew decided to make a forced landing in the Black Sea near a fishing vessel, 1800 m off Cape Tsikhisdziri and alighted some 500-600 metres from the vessel.
The wreck was recovered from a depth of some 34-36 metres on 14 September 1966.

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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Batumi-Chorokh Airport en Poti Airport bedraagt 62 km (39 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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