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Last updated: 30 March 2020
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Datum:Sonntag 4 März 1945
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot
Kennzeichen: CCCP-L915
Werknummer: 13350
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mulden (   Russland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:Wormditt Airport, Polen
Flug nach:Insterburg Airport, Russland
Unfallbericht:
The C-47 operated on a ferry flight from Wormditt (now Orneta) to Insterburg (now Chernyakhovsk) in bad visibility and snowfall. The intoxicated crew had been ordered to return to Wormditt but continued the flight towards their base. The aircraft flew so low that it touched trees with its right wing, the wing was ripped off and the aircraft crashed in a forest clearing 3 km north of Mulden (now Perevalovo) and burnt out.

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