Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Archives
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Crash of a PZL-Mielec AN-2R in Svetilnoye: 1 killed

Accident description

  • May 13, 1964
  • CCCP-09259
  • Landing (descent or approach)
  • Spraying (Agricultural)
  • Yes
  • Airport (less than 10 km from airport)
  • Svetilnoye - Svetilnoye
  • 1G23-07
  • 1962
  • Svetilnoye, Kiev oblast
  • Ukraine
  • Europe
  • 2
  • 1
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 1442
  • On a crop-spraying flight from a very small airstrip at Svetilnoye (Borispol district of the Kiev region) when came in too high for landing. Crew failed to go around and forced the aircraft down. It lost speed, came down hard 9 metres before the landing T, nosed over and caught fire. A pilot was killed while both other occupants (among them a mechanic) were injured.