Date & Time: Feb 11, 2009 at 1030 LT
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-2
Operator:
Registration:
10 yellow
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Pskov - Pskov
Country:
Russia
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
11
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after take off from Pskov Airport, while operating a training mission with marines on board, crew encountered engine problems and elected to make an emergency landing. Aircraft crashed in a prairie and while all 13 occupants escaped without injury, aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Causes:
Engine failure.