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Accident description
Last updated: 28 November 2015
Date:Thursday 28 October 1954
Type:Ilyushin 12
Operator:Aeroflot, Moscow Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-L1789
C/n / msn: 93013206
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13
Total:Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 19
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mount Sivukha, Krasnoyarsk Territory (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Irkutsk Airport (IKT/UIII), Russia
Destination airport:Krasnoyarsk Airport (KJA/UNKL), Russia
Flightnumber: 136
Flew into the side of Mount Sivukha. The airplane operated on a flight from Moscow to Beijing, China with several intermediate stops.

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

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Distance from Irkutsk Airport to Krasnoyarsk Airport as the crow flies is 879 km (549 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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