Date & Time: Feb 4, 2007 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
PZL-Mielec AN-2
Operator:
Registration:
LY-AJG
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Vagar-Reykjavik-Kulusuk-Narsarsuaq
MSN:
1G178-48
YOM:
1977
Country:
Greenland
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On take off from Narsarsuaq airport, the aircraft was thrown by strong winds, veered off runway and collided with a bank. Both left wings and undercarriage were sheered off. Both pilots escaped uninjured but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. A snow storm was approaching Narsarsuaq at the time of the accident.