ASN Aircraft accident Antonov An-2SX HA-MKK Trbovlje
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Friday 11 January 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2SX
Operator:Letalska sola Solt
Registration: HA-MKK
MSN: 1G178-53
First flight: 1978
Engines: 1 Shvetsov ASh-62IR
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5 km (3.1 mls) N of Trbovlje (   Slovenia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Šentvid pri Sticni Airfield, Slovenia
Destination airport:Maribor Airport (MBX/LJMB), Slovenia
Flew into the wooded side of Mount Javor (1,133m) in foggy weather conditions.

Probable Cause:

Cause of the accident:
Bad weather conditions on the route and in the vicinity of Mount Javor (1,133 m) N 46°10.816' E 015° 00.908' near Sveta Planina (Trbovlje) with a low cloud base and poor visibility were the reason that the pilot lost his visual contact with the ground. Due to the
current conditions set for the flight, the flight was to be performed under Visual Flight Rules.
The pilot tried to keep visual contact with the ground by reducing the altitude, which he succeeded in doing at the beginning of the flight. In approaching Mount Javor (1,133 m) N 46°10.816' E 015° 00.908' near Sveta Planina (Trbovlje), the aircraft was at an altitude 1,075 m, which was too low above the terrain.
The cause of the accident was controlled flight into terrain (CFIT)

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: AAIIS Slovenia
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 3 months
Accident number: final report
Download report: Final report

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

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Šentvid pri Sticni Airfield to Maribor Airport as the crow flies is 87 km (54 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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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