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Last updated: 27 November 2021
Date:Tuesday 22 January 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2R
Operator:Aeroflot, North Kavkaz Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-33225
MSN: 1G57-28
First flight: 1965
Total airframe hrs:5558
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Yegorlykskaya district,Rostov region (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The An-2 operated on a crop-spraying flight for the sovkhoz (state farm) im. Kirova in the Yegorlykskaya District of the Rostov Region in below-minima weather conditions with thick fog. The pilot descended in order to find the airstrip but the aircraft impacted a snow-covered field some 1,000 metres from the airstrip, caught fire and burnt out.


VFR flight in IMC
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Ground

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