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Last updated: 23 April 2019
Status:
Date:Wednesday 12 August 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov PS-84
Operator:Aeroflot
Registration: CCCP-L3921
C/n / msn: 1841212
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Zhirkov (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Stalingrad Airport (VOG/URWW), Russia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Lisunov PS-84 was shot down while on an ammunition air-drop flight for a Soviet army unit which was encircled by German troops in the area of Zhirkov, 110 km west of Stalingrad.

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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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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