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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:
Date:Thursday 30 April 1953
Time:21:37
Type:Ilyushin 12P
Operator:Aeroflot, Moscow Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-L1777
C/n / msn: 93013114
First flight: 1949
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 18
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 23
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Kazan Airport (KZN) (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Moskva-Vnukovo Airport (VKO/UUWW), Russia
Destination airport:Kazan Airport (KZN/UWKD), Russia
Flightnumber: 35
Narrative:
The flight crew of the Ilyushin 12P carried out an emergency landing in the Volga River after both engines quit during the approach to Kazan Airport.
An investigation revealed that the aircraft had impacted ducks. One duck impacted near the windscreen, causing damage to an area of the fight deck were it magneto switches for the engines were located. The impact caused a short circuit in the wires of the magneto switches, after which both engines quit. The crew was not able to feather the props because the generator did not provide sufficient voltage to the electrical network.

Classification:
Bird strike
All engine powerloss
Ditching

Sources:
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Distance from Moskva-Vnukovo Airport to Kazan Airport as the crow flies is 748 km (468 miles).

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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