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Last updated: 18 October 2019
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Date:Saturday 30 September 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov PS-84
Operator:Aeroflot, Far East Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-L3436
C/n / msn: 7511
First flight: 1941
Total airframe hrs:2524
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 19
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Vyatskiye Polyany, Kirov region (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo Airport (SVX/USSS), Russia
Destination airport:Kazan Airport (KZN/UWKD), Russia
Narrative:
The aircraft operated on a flight from Khabarovsk to Moscow with en route stops at Sverdlovsk and Kazan. Some 2 hours 15 minutes into the flight from Sverdlovsk, the left engine failed. The pilot elected carry out a precautionary landing at Vyatskiye Polyany, but did not calculate the approach correctly and had to go around. When trying to 'hop' over a railway line the aircraft lost speed and came down 50 metres behind the line, destroying three wooden huts.

Classification:
Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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Distance from Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo Airport to Kazan Airport as the crow flies is 718 km (449 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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