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The crash of the An-2 aircraft in the Amur region killed the pilot

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Confirmed information about the crash of the An-2 aircraft that made passenger flights in the Far East. The aircraft showed problems immediately after takeoff in the area of ​​Ekimchan village (Amur region). The Regional Emergency Management Department and the local air carrier report that there were two crew members on board the aircraft, there were no passengers on board.


The pilots attempted to land the aircraft after troubleshooting, but during a hard landing the plane hit the ground in a wooded area between the airstrip and residential buildings. As a result of hitting and touching the trees, the board caught fire.

One of the pilots was killed, the second managed to escape. Moreover, it was noted that the surviving pilot refused hospitalization.

There are currently no reports of which airline belonged to the small-engine aircraft and what caused the hard landing that led to the tragedy. It is known that the board made a flight on the route Ekimchan - Udskoe (Khabarovsk Territory).

The crash of the An-2 aircraft in the Amur region killed the pilot


Transport Prosecutor's Office, as the portal reports "Port Amur", started checking upon the incident.
Photos used:
https://portamur.ru
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  1. Uncle lee
    Uncle lee 7 November 2017 05: 47 New
    +4
    Condolences to the pilot.
    Sorry Annushka ...
  2. 210ox
    210ox 7 November 2017 05: 48 New
    +1
    It’s a pity that this happens ... These airplanes must have worked out everything that is possible .. A replacement for the "Annushka" is necessary.
  3. Svarog51
    Svarog51 7 November 2017 06: 04 New
    10
    Unfortunately it happens ... My condolences to the family and relatives of the deceased pilot.
  4. Herculesic
    Herculesic 7 November 2017 06: 21 New
    0
    The wear and tear of the machine was clearly great .. The dying earth rest in peace soldier condolences to the family of the deceased, health to the co-pilot! !! hi
  5. andr327
    andr327 7 November 2017 06: 42 New
    +5
    Condolences to the Native pilot.
    Sorry could not find a place to land. In the mid-70s, as a passenger on the AN-2, he made a forced landing due to engine failure; The pilot twisted something (he helped as best he could on command) Reached the place. The route Chelyabinsk-Kustanay.
  6. Vladimir
    Vladimir 7 November 2017 10: 15 New
    0
    Condolences to family and friends.
  7. pvv113
    pvv113 7 November 2017 10: 24 New
    0
    Condolences to relatives and friends.
    Inaccuracy in the article: An-2 does not apply to light-engine, but to 4th-class aircraft (take-off weight up to 10 tons)
  8. NIKNN
    NIKNN 7 November 2017 10: 32 New
    +1
    Condolences to the family of the deceased, health to the co-pilot.
    Since he refused hospitalization, it is suggested that he killed the other pilot on the right, so it’s not a strong blow, even hospitalization is not necessary and if something is necessary to pull out and render assistance. But... request ... very sorry.
  9. Letnab
    Letnab 7 November 2017 12: 52 New
    0
    My friend died, they worked together sometime .... Sadly all ...
    There are no details of the accident yet, previously, the surviving pilot could not unfasten the victim after hitting the ground, then a fire ...