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Accident description
Last updated: 18 November 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 9 June 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn: 9295
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Magadan Airport (GDX) (   Russia)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Magadan Airport (GDX/UHMM), Russia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The airplane departed Magadan following maintenance there. It crashed on the bank of the River Dukcha.
The horizontal stabilizer trim was cross-connected during maintenance.

Classification:
Wrong installation of parts
Loss of control

Sources:
» Scramble 362


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