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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 11 April 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-10-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Aeroflot
Registration: CCCP-L853
C/n / msn: 12410
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kolomyya (   Ukraine)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
During an attempted landing at Kolomyya in Ukraine, a Major-General who was in the cockpit interfered and forced the crew to change the landing direction to the opposite. The aircraft touched down late, overran the runway and fell down a slope.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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