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Accident description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:Friday 10 June 1960
Time:10:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin 14P
Operator:Aeroflot, North Kavkaz Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-91571
C/n / msn: 7343107
First flight: 1957
Total airframe hrs:5423
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 25 / Occupants: 25
Total:Fatalities: 31 / Occupants: 31
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Tkvarcheli (   Georgia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Adler/Sochi Airport (AER/URSS), Russia
Destination airport:Kutaisi Airport (KUT/UGKO), Georgia
Flightnumber: 207
Narrative:
The Il-14P operated on a passenger flight from Rostov-na-Donu to Tbilisi. En route stops were planned at Sochi and Kutaisi. En route to Kutaisi, the flight deviated to the north of the prescribed flight path by 17 km. It impacted the wooded slope of cloud-covered Mount Rech (1436 m high) at an altitude of 1200 m.

Classification:

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» airdisaster.ru


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Distance from Adler/Sochi Airport to Kutaisi Airport as the crow flies is 248 km (155 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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