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Accident description
Last updated: 14 December 2017
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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-Dojno Polje Airport, Serbia
Destination airport:Titograd Airport (TGD/LYPG), Montenegro
Flightnumber:247
Narrative:
Crashed into a mountain during a freak snowstorm.
Conflicting sources say all nineteen passengers and a crew of three were killed.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» barinfo.co.me


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Distance from Beograd-Dojno Polje Airport to Titograd Airport as the crow flies is 286 km (179 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
  • 70th loss
  • 57th fatal accident
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