Date & Time: Feb 22, 2009 at 1249 LT
Type of aircraft:
PZL-Mielec AN-2
Operator:
Registration:
EX-68039
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Bichkek-Boukhara
MSN:
1G193-11
YOM:
1981
Flight number:
GRA4571
Country:
Kyrgyzstan
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

One minute after takeoff, the engine lost power and the crew elected to return. Eventually, the aircraft crashed in an open field, hit a small drainage ditch and lost its undercarriage and both left wings. All four occupants were slighty injured while the aircraft was destroyed.