Date & Time: Mar 2, 2013 at 1344 LT
Type of aircraft:
PZL-Mielec AN-2
Operator:
Registration:
RF-01024
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Rybinsk - Rybinsk
MSN:
1G194-39
YOM:
1981
Country:
Russia
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
12
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after take off from Rybinsk-Yuzhny Airport, crew encountered engine problems and elected to make an emergency landing. Aircraft eventually crashed in a snowy wooded area two km from airport. All 14 occupants were evacuated safely and one skydiver was slightly injured but refused to go to hospital. Aircraft seems to be written off.
Probable cause:
Engine failure.