Accident Lisunov Li-2P SP-LAH,
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Date:Friday 19 March 1954
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lisunov Li-2P
Owner/operator:LOT Polskie Linie Lotnicze
Registration: SP-LAH
MSN: 18423201
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Gruszowiec -   Poland
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Warszawa-Okecie Airport (WAW/EPWA)
Destination airport:Kraków-Rakowice-Czyzyny Airport (EPKC)
Due to a power failure of the Dabrowa Tarnowska radio beacon, the aircraft went off-course and collided with the Cwilin hill (1060 m) near Gruszowiec. The pilot saw the rising terrain at the last moment and initiated a climb which reduced the impact.


Polski transport lotniczy 1918-79 / M. Mikulski & A. Glass
Soviet Transports
Stan Drozdowski

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