Date & Time: Jan 20, 2015 at 1540 LT
Type of aircraft:
PZL-Mielec AN-2
Operator:
Olimp Air
Registration:
UP-A0314
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Balkhach – Shatyrkul
MSN:
1G149-70
YOM:
20
Country:
Kazakhstan
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
3
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
3
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
6
Aircraft flight hours:
13080
Circumstances:
The aircraft was approaching Shatyrkul in foggy conditions when it crashed in a snow field located near the airfield, some 20 km north of Shatyrkul. SAR arrived on scene at 1701LT and a women seriously injured was evacuated to a local hospital while all six other occupants were killed. The four passengers were employees of the Kazakhmys Mining Company.