Accident description
Last updated: 23 November 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 26 April 1956
Type:Ilyushin 12 ?
Operator:Aeroflot
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Berlin-Bohnsdorf (   Germany) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Warszawa-Okecie Airport (WAW/EPWA), Poland
Destination airport:Berlin-Schönefeld Airport (SXF/EDDB), Germany
Narrative:
Struck a church tower while on approach to Berlin-Schönefeld in fog. The aircraft crashed.

Sources:
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 67)


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Distance from Warszawa-Okecie Airport to Berlin-Schönefeld Airport as the crow flies is 503 km (314 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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