Date & Time: May 18, 2015 at 0900 LT
Type of aircraft:
PZL-Mielec AN-2
Operator:
Registration:
RA-56528
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
City
Schedule:
Kevsala – Gribnoi
MSN:
1G183-28
YOM:
1979
Country:
Russia
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The pilot was completing a cargo flight from Kevsala (Ipatovo district of the Stavropol region) to Gribnoi, in the Novopavlovsk district, with a load of four oil drums on board. En route, while approaching Sanamer, he was forced to attempt an emergency landing after the engine failed. On touchdown, the aircraft hit a fence, crushed some trees and came to rest against the wall of a church. The pilot was seriously injured and the aircraft was written off. At the time of the accident, the pilot did not have a current licence and was intoxicated.
Causes:
Engine failure.