Date & Time: Oct 14, 2009 at 1600 LT
Type of aircraft:
PZL-Mielec AN-2
Operator:
Registration:
75
Flight Type:
Test
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Managua-Managua
MSN:
1G214-02
Country:
Nicaragua
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

The crew, consisted of engineers and pilots, was engaged in a test flight following an engine technical control. The aircraft left Managua-Augusto C. Sandino airport for a check flight and on final approach, the engine stopped. The crew elected to perform an emergency landing in an open field located 800 metres short of runway. All five occupants escaped with minor injuries but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.