Date & Time: Mar 30, 2011 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
PZL-Mielec AN-2
Registration:
UR-54873
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Dibrova - Dibrova
MSN:
1G185-33
YOM:
1979
Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crew was performing a crop spraying flight in the region of Dibrova, 60 km northwest from Zhytomyr. En route, engine exploded and crew tried to make an emergency landing in an open field. On landing, aircraft rolled for dozen meters and eventually overturned before coming to rest on in flames. Both pilots were slightly injured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.