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Last updated: 4 August 2021
Date:Saturday 22 June 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2R
Registration: CCCP-62627
MSN: 1G178-19
First flight: 1977
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:6 km (3.8 mls) S of Sukhov-2-i, Mikhailovka district (   Russia)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The aircraft operated on a crop-spraying flight for the kolkhoz (collective farm) "Zavyety Lenina" in the Mikhailovka District of the Volgograd Region. At an altitude of 5-10 meters the engine developed problems, likely because the right group of fuel tanks had run dry . The aircraft impacted terrain, killing all three on board. It appeared the pilot was intoxicated.

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