Date & Time: Jun 30, 1991
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-2
Operator:
Registration:
CCCP-62475
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
No
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Yartsevo - Novy Gorodok
MSN:
1G42-23
YOM:
11
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:
13204
Aircraft flight cycles:
36795
Circumstances:
On an unauthorized flight from Yartsevo to Novy Gorodok at night when the intoxicated crew flew so low that the aircraft collided with a 14 metres high lone tree in a forest clearing some 35 km southwest of Yartsevo. Crashed 121 metres further on and caught fire. Both pilots were killed.
Probable cause:
Crew error.