Date & Time: Apr 23, 2006 at 2048 LT
Type of aircraft:
PZL-Mielec AN-2
Operator:
Yugavia
Registration:
RF-00451
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Terskiy-Terskiy
MSN:
1G218-05
YOM:
1986
Country:
Russia
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft left Terskiy airport and shortly after takeoff, the pilot made some sharp turns and lost the control of the machine which crashed one km from the airfield. One passenger was seriously injured while all other occupants were killed. According to Russian authorities, all occupants were drunk and the present flight was unauthorized (illegal).