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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Date:Thursday 27 November 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2P
Operator:Jugoslovenske Sovjet Transport Aviacija - JUSTA
Registration: YU-BAD
C/n / msn: 18427009 ?
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 18 / Occupants: 18
Total:Fatalities: 23 / Occupants: 23
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Rumija (   Montenegro)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Beograd Airport (BEG/LYBE), Serbia
Destination airport:Titograd Airport (TGD/LYPG), Montenegro
Crashed into a mountain during a freak snowstorm.

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Distance from Beograd Airport to Titograd Airport as the crow flies is 284 km (178 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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Lisunov Li-2

  • ca 5000 built
  • 71st loss
  • 58th fatal accident
  • 5th worst accident (at the time)
  • 9th worst accident (currently)
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