Date & Time: Jul 31, 2016 at 1335 LT
Type of aircraft:
PZL-Mielec AN-2
Operator:
Lemaks
Registration:
RA-54790
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Ferry
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Yeisk – Berdsk – Irkutsk
MSN:
1G183-54
YOM:
17
Country:
Russia
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
3
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The crew (two pilots and one mechanic) was performing a ferry flight to Irkutsk with an intermediate stop in Berdsk. En route, the pilot encountered poor weather conditions when the single engine aircraft hit tree tops and crashed in a wooded area located on the slope of Mt Gora Abatova (747 meters high) located 40 km east of Krapivinsky. The airplane was destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire and all three crew members were killed. The wreckage was found a day later at an altitude of 541 meters.
Crew:
R. Rodzhapov, pilot,
Yuri Pakhomov, copilot,
I. Valiullin, flight engineer.