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Accident description
Last updated: 27 March 2015
Date:Friday 19 September 1958
Type:Ilyushin 12
Registration: CCCP-L3904
C/n / msn: 30073
First flight: 1948
Total airframe hrs:7834
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 24 / Occupants: 24
Total:Fatalities: 28 / Occupants: 28
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Lazo, Khabarovsk Region (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Okhotsk Airport (OHO/UHOO), Russia
Destination airport:Khabarovsk-Novy Airport (KHV/UHHH), Russia
The Il-12 operated on a flight from Magadan to Khabarovsk with an en route stop at Okhotsk. En route to Khabarovsk the crew got lost. It was night and the weather conditions were poor. The controller failed to determine the position of the flight. The Il-12 ran out of fuel and crashed at a height of 850 metres into the wooded slope of a 1,050 metres high mountain in the Lazo district.

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain



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