Date & Time: Aug 1, 2015 at 0740 LT
Type of aircraft:
PZL-Mielec AN-2
Registration:
YR-PEG
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
MSN:
1G197-44
YOM:
1982
Country:
Romania
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Captain / Total flying hours:
6000
Circumstances:
The crew was involved in an agricultural mission when he was forced to make an emergency landing, apparently due to an engine failure. The aircraft stalled and crashed in a field located in Stăncuța. Both crew members were seriously injured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. Few hours later, the captain died from his injuries.