Date & Time: Nov 7, 2017 at 0825 LT
Type of aircraft:
Ekimchan - Udskoye
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after takeoff from Ekimchan Airport, the single engine aircraft struck trees and crashed in flames in a wooded and snow covered area located near few houses. One of the pilots was killed while the second occupant was injured. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire. According to preliminary report, the loss of control was caused by an engine failure during initial climb.