Crash of a PZL-Mielec AN-2R in Telikol: 3 killed
Date & Time: Jun 17, 1975 at 1130 LT
Telikol - Telikol
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During a crop-spraying flight for the kolkhoz (collective farm) "Gigant" from Telikol (Shieli district of the Kyzylorda region), the pilot initiated a sharp turn to the left at low height when he lost control of the airplane that crashed in a field located about 7-8 km from Telikol. All three occupants were killed.
The pilot took the decision to fly without any copilot and with two unauthorized people on board. He lost control of the airplane following a sharp turn at low height.