Date & Time: May 10, 2015 at 1433 LT
Azov - Azov
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Pax on board:
The aircraft departed Azov-Almaz Airfield on a skydiving mission, carrying 12 skydivers and one pilot on behalf of the Azov Flying Club. Shortly after takeoff, while climbing, the engine lost power. The pilot attempted to return for an emergency landing when the aircraft lost height and crashed in an open field located near the airport, bursting into flames. All 13 occupants were rescued, among them one passenger suffered minor injuries. The aircraft was totally destroyed by fire.
Loss of engine power for unknown reasons.