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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:
Date:Thursday 27 December 1951
Time:04:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2
Operator:Aeroflot, Yakutsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-L4228
C/n / msn: 18421601
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Total:Fatalities: 20 / Occupants: 20
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Namtsev (   Russia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Yakutsk Airport (YKS/UEEE), Russia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The crew carried out a forced landing in a clearing after the engines flamed out as a result of fuel exhaustion. The aircraft collided with trees, crashed and burned about 90 km from Yakutsk.
The airplane operated on a flight to Viljusk.

Classification:
Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» airdisaster.ru


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Lisunov Li-2

  • ca 5000 built
  • 110th loss
  • 91st fatal accident
  • 9th worst accident (at the time)
  • 13th worst accident (currently)
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