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Last updated: 18 August 2019
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Date:Wednesday 8 March 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2
Operator:Aeroflot
Registration: CCCP-L4064
C/n / msn: 18410901
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Novoyuryevka, Nikolayev Region (   Ukraine)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft was paradropping supplies for the advancing units of the 3rd Ukrainian Front when it was attacked by 4 Bf 109s of the Luftwaffe north-west of Novoyuryevka. A fire broke out and the aircraft crashed on the outskirts of Novoyuryevka.

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