Date & Time: Sep 2, 2017
Type of aircraft:
PZL-Mielec AN-2
Operator:
Registration:
RA-35171
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Demonstration
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Chernoye - Chernoye
MSN:
1G113-10
YOM:
30
Country:
Russia
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
1
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The pilot and his passenger were taking part to an airshow at Chernoye Aerodrome, celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Antonov AN-2. The pilot was completing a steep turn to the left to join the grassy runway when the airplane lost height and struck the ground with its left wing and crashed in flames. Both occupants were killed and the aircraft was totally destroyed.