Date & Time: Jun 13, 1996 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
PZL-Mielec AN-2
Operator:
Aviaagro
Registration:
RA-84744
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Gorkaya Balka - Gorkaya Balka
MSN:
1G202-02
YOM:
1983
Country:
Russia
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Aircraft flight hours:
5619
Aircraft flight cycles:
28240
Circumstances:
On a crop-spraying flight near Zelenokumsk (Sovyetski district of the Stavropol region) when the captain suffered a renal colic and was distracted from piloting. Aircraft collided with a high-voltage power-line near Gorkaya Balka (10 km north-east of Zelenokumsk), crashed and burnt out. Both pilots killed.
Probable cause:
Pilot incapacitation.