Date & Time: Oct 9, 2011 at 1128 LT
Type of aircraft:
PZL-Mielec AN-2
Operator:
Registration:
RA-81514
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Zasovskaya - Zasovskaya
MSN:
1G208-14
YOM:
1984
Country:
Russia
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
13000
Aircraft flight hours:
6449
Aircraft flight cycles:
30385
Circumstances:
Pilot was performing a spraying mission on sunflower plantations in Zasovskaya, Krasnodar kray. While flying at low altitude and preparing for a new low pass, the single engine aircraft hit power cables, stalled and crashed in flames in an open field. Aircraft was destroyed and the pilot was seriously injured.
Causes:
The cause of the accident without casualties to the plane An-2 RA-81514 was a violation of the established safe obstacle clearance in the performance of aviation-chemical works, which led to a collision with the lightning protection wire transmission line and the ground. A contributing factor was the performance of an incomplete flight crew. According to the An-2 Flight Manual the minimum crew for aerial chemical works is the commander of the aircraft and a co-pilot.
Final Report: