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Last updated: 9 December 2021
Date:Thursday 15 June 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2R
Operator:Aeroflot, Northern Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-02692
MSN: 1G123-58
First flight: 1971
Total airframe hrs:1419
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Rechka (   Russia)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The An-2 operated on a crop-spraying flight from Zaupory (Batetski District of the Novgorod Region) for the sovkhoz (state farm) "Peredolski" when the engine lost power. The aircraft lost height and collided with the roof of a horse stable on the banks of
the Luga River.
The engine failed due to soot deposits in the inlet valves.

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