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Last updated: 21 March 2019
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Date:Wednesday 20 July 1960
Time:12:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin Il-14M
Operator:Aeroflot, Komi Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-61696
C/n / msn: 147001035
First flight: 1957
Total airframe hrs:5505
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 19
Total:Fatalities: 23 / Occupants: 23
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:100 km (62.5 mls) from Syktyvkar (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Leningrad-Smolnoye Airport (RVH/ULSS), Russia
Destination airport:Syktyvkar Airport (SCW/UUYY), Russia
Flightnumber: 613
Narrative:
The Il-14 encountered heavy turbulence in a thunderstorm and broke up in mid-air due to the high g-loads.

Classification:
Thunderstorm
Airframe failure
Turbulence
Loss of control

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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Distance from Leningrad-Smolnoye Airport to Syktyvkar Airport as the crow flies is 1101 km (688 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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Ilyushin Il-14

  • 1122 built
  • 27th loss
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