Date & Time: May 11, 1989
Type of aircraft:
PZL-Mielec AN-2
Operator:
Registration:
CCCP-54891
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Doūbizna - Doūbizna
MSN:
1G186-39
YOM:
19
Country:
Belarus
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
2
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
4
Aircraft flight hours:
4571
Aircraft flight cycles:
22855
Circumstances:
On a crop spraying flight for the kolkhoz (collective farm) "Rossiya" in the Kamenets district of the Brest region with 2 unauthorized passengers on board when the intoxicated crew flew a steep left turn at a height of some 15-20 metres. He lost control of the aircraft that crashed 600 metres southwest of Doūbizna, caught fire and burnt out. Both pilots and both passengers were killed.
Probable cause:
Intoxicated crew.