Date & Time: Apr 26, 1980
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-2
Operator:
Registration:
CCCP-01170
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Positioning
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Podkamennaya Tunguska - Yeniseysk
MSN:
1 79 473 07
YOM:
8
Country:
Russia
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
1
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Aircraft flight hours:
17306
Circumstances:
On the leg from Podkamennaya Tunguska to Yeniseysk on a positioning flight from Norilsk-Valyok to Abakan when the crew was in a hurry on take off and forgot to put the trim tab of the horizontal stabilizer into neutral position. Aircraft lifted off with a high angle of attack, stalled, crashed 525 metres behind the runway threshold, caught fire and burnt out. While both pilots were injured, the sole passenger (an aircraft mechanic) was killed.
Probable cause:
Pilot error. Wrong takeoff configuration.