Unsuccessful landing of the An-2 Aircraft.


Unsuccessful landing of the An-2 Aircraft.

6 October, 2013 year, about two o'clock in the afternoon, due to technical malfunctions, An-2 landed unsuccessfully on the territory of the Belgorod region.

The plane was forced to make an emergency landing in a field. The crew made the decision because of the fire engine. After a hard landing, the aircraft overturned. The flight crew managed to escape from the aircraft. Later, fire service crews arrived and engaged extinguishing plane.

As a result of unsuccessful landing nobody was hurt.

The payload was 1000-15000 kg, it flew to a hard-to-reach area to meet the needs of agriculture.


For your information:

Available in 16 the aircraft modifications. In 1960-ies it was issued more than 5 thousand planes. And after it was manufactured in China under license. The plane was exported approximately 26 countries around the world.

Characteristics of An-2:

  • Takeoff weight - 5500 kg
  • Empty weight - 3500 - 4000 kg
  • Flight range with load - 990 km
  • Aircraft length - 12,4 m
  • Aircraft height - 5,35 m
  • Crew - 2 person.

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