Antonov An-2 of DalTransAero crashed near Ekimchan, Russia, killing one of the two pilots

Antonov An-2 of DalTransAero crashed near Ekimchan, Russia, killing one of the two pilots
Status: Preliminary
Date: Tuesday 7 November 2017
Type:
Antonov An-2
Operator: DalTransAero
Registration: RA-02305
C/n / msn: 1G240-07
First flight: 1990
Crew: Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total: Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Ekimchan, Amur Region (   Russia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature: Unknown
Departure airport: Ekimchan (UHBP), Russia
Destination airport: Udskoye Airstrip, Russia

Narrative:
An Antonov An-2 impacted wooded terrain next to a residence close to Ekimchan Airstrip, Russia. The aircraft was consumed by fire. One of the two pilots sustained fatal injuries.
Preliminary information suggests the aircraft crashed immediately after takeoff.