Date & Time: Jun 13, 1991
Type of aircraft:
PZL-Mielec AN-2
Operator:
Registration:
CCCP-40988
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Byelovody – Nedrigailov
MSN:
1G217-28
YOM:
19
Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
1
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Aircraft flight hours:
2962
Aircraft flight cycles:
30996
Circumstances:
On an unauthorized flight from Byelovody to Nedrigailov (Romny district of the Sumy region) at night during crop spraying operations when the intoxicated pilot decided to return to Byelovody. But he lost spatial orientation so the aircraft crashed 200 metres from Perkopovka (at N50°37' E33°28'). The pilot and the sole passenger (an aircraft mechanic) were seriously injured. The passenger died in hospital 15 days later.
Probable cause:
Intoxicated pilot.