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Last updated: 18 October 2021
Date:Saturday 23 November 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2R
Operator:Aeroflot / Uzbekistan
Registration: CCCP-81545
MSN: 1G208-49
First flight: 1984
Total airframe hrs:3442
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Komsomolsk-na-Ustyurte Airstrip (   Uzbekistan)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Kungrad Airstrip, Uzbekistan
Destination airport:Komsomolsk-na-Ustyurte Airstrip, Uzbekistan
The An-2 operated on a flight from Kungrad to Karakalpakiya via KS-7 Airstrip at Komsomolsk-na-Ustyurte. On board the leg to KS-7 were two unauthorised passengers.
En route the crew encountered poor visibility weather conditions. The aircraft deviated from the approach pattern and collided with a 52 metres high drilling tower. The aircraft crashed and caught fire.

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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 Kungrad Airstrip to Komsomolsk-na-Ustyurte Airstrip as the crow flies is 116 km (72 miles).

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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