Narrative:Flew into the side of a hill while descending through clouds.
|Date:||Saturday 29 May 1943|
|Operator:||Soviet Air Force|
|Registration:|| registration unknown|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Location:||nr Uelkal, Chukotka (Russia)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Destination airport:||Uelkal Airport, Russia|
Uelkal was an airfield used as a refueling stop for aircraft being ferried from the U.S. to the Soviet Union for use on the Western Front during World War II.
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.