Date & Time: May 6, 2006 at 2000 LT
Type of aircraft:
PZL-Mielec AN-2
Registration:
ER-35538
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Izmir-Adana
MSN:
1G114-50
YOM:
1970
Country:
Turkey
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The aircraft was leased by a regional Turkish operator to perform a flight from Izmir to Adana with 4 pilots and 2 engineers from the Moldovan Company. During flight, the crew elected to make an emergency landing due to poor weather conditions but the aircraft eventually crashed in an open field located near Göktepe village, near Mersin, Turkey. All 6 occupants were slightly injured while the aircraft was damaged beyond economical repair.