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Last updated: 6 December 2021
Datum:Mittwoch 27 Mai 1987
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-2R
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot / Latvia
Kennzeichen: CCCP-70501
Werknummer: 1G144-12
Baujahr: 1973
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Visby (   Schweden)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Ungültiger Flug
Flug von:Saldus, Lettland
Flug nach:?
The pilot stole an An-2 and fled to Sweden. He ditched the aircraft and swam to the shore of Gotland Island where he requested political asylum.
The Antonov is now on display at the Gotlands Försvarsmuseum.

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photo of Antonov-An-2R-CCCP-70501
accident date: 27-05-1987
type: Antonov An-2R
registration: CCCP-70501
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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