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Last updated: 28 November 2021
Date:Sunday 16 September 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2T
Operator:Aeroflot, East Siberia Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-A2582
MSN: 10247301
First flight: 1950
Total airframe hrs:2887
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Botuobia (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Nyurba Airport (NYR/UENN), Russia
Destination airport:?
The An-2 was being ferried from Nyurba to ARB-401 at Novosibirsk for overhaul. The approach to Botuobiya was low and the main landing gear hit the bank of a river 1.5 metres below the runway elevation, 43 metres before the runway threshold.
The aircraft lost its landing gear, nosed over 84 metres further on, caught fire and burned out.




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