Narrative:The Li-2 swerved on take-off. The wing hit a telegraph pole during the runway excursion.
|Date:||23 APR 1948|
|Operator:||Aeroflot, Far East Civil Aviation Directorate|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||at an unknown location (Russia)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
The trimmer of the rudder had not been set to neutral position before take-off.
» Michael Roch / Soviet Transports
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.