Accident description
Last updated: 28 July 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 13 December 1946
Type:Focke-Wulf Fw 200C
Operator:GUSMP, Directorate of Polar Aviation
Registration: CCCP-N400
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 21
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:ca 10 km SE off Ostrov Litne (   Russia) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Igarka Airport (IAA/UOII), Russia
Destination airport:Arkhangelsk-Talaghy Airport (ARH/ULAA), Russia
Narrative:
Two engines failed and a third also developed problems. The aircraft force-landed on the ice of Baidaratskaya guba bay between Ust'-Kara and Marrasale.

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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Distance from Igarka Airport to Arkhangelsk-Talaghy Airport as the crow flies is 2033 km (1271 miles).

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.
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