Date & Time: Jun 26, 2016
Type of aircraft:
PZL-Mielec AN-2
Operator:
Registration:
UP-A0273
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Bereke - Bereke
MSN:
1G184-11
YOM:
1979
Country:
Kazakhstan
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The crew (one pilot and one mechanic) were performing a crop-spraying flight in Bereke, northwest of Almaty. While flying at low height, the engine lost power. The pilot elected to make an emergency landing when the airplane hit the ground and crashed in flames. The pilot was killed and the mechanic was seriously injured. The aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire.