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Crash of a PZL-Mielec AN-28 in Mezhdurechenskoye: 5 killed

Date & Time: Oct 4, 2017 at 0758 LT
Type of aircraft: PZL-Mielec AN-28 (30243)">
Operator: East Wing (40331)">
Registration:
UP-A2807
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Almaty - Shymkent
MSN:
1AJ007-14
YOM:
1990
Country: Kazakhstan (13298)">
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
The aircraft departed Almaty Airport at 1835LT on an ambulance mission to Shymkent, carrying two doctors, two pilots and one flight mechanic. Twelve minutes later, the twin engine aircraft crashed in flames near the village of Mezhdurechenskoye located about 25 km northwest of Almaty Airport. The aircraft was totally destroyed by impact forces and post crash fire and all five occupants were killed.