Date & Time: Sep 4, 2005 at 1255 LT
Type of aircraft:
PZL-Mielec AN-2
Operator:
Polyot
Registration:
RF-00901
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Ekimchan - Udskoye - Chumikan
MSN:
1G171-22
YOM:
1976
Country:
Russia
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
1
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The aircraft was making a special flight from Ekimchan to Chumikan via Udskoye with two pilots, one passenger and a load of food. The aircraft crashed in the mount Bryus (1,767 metres high) located in the Selemja range, 19 km East of Ekimchan. Rescue teams found the debris of the aircraft and the three dead bodies only twelve days later, on 16SEP2005, at an altitude of 1,550 metres.