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Accident description
Last updated: 26 November 2015
Date:Thursday 3 February 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3m
Operator:Aeroflot, East Siberia Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-L54
C/n / msn: 7335
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:between Chita and Krasnoyarsk (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Chita Airport (HTA/UIAA), Russia
Destination airport:Krasnoyarsk Airport (KJA/UNKL), Russia
Crash-landed on a mountain slope after flew into snow shower. Pilot A. F. Bazanov and co-pilot unhurt

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Chita Airport to Krasnoyarsk Airport as the crow flies is 1416 km (885 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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