Date & Time: Jun 24, 2010 at 1730 LT
Type of aircraft:
PZL-Mielec AN-2
Registration:
UP-A0161
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Tayncha - Sorochinski
Country:
Kazakhstan
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Crew was on a positioning flight for a crop-spraying mission in Kazakhstan when he lost orientation and landed on a field of limited size near the village of Sarybulak to establish his position. After take off with a slight tail wind, at a height of 15 metres, lower left wing struck a tree. Aircraft stalled and crashed in flames. Two crew were killed as the third occupant was injured. Aircraft was destroyed by fire.