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Last updated: 6 December 2021
Date:Friday 13 December 1946
Type:Focke-Wulf Fw 200C
Operator:GUSMP, Directorate of Polar Aviation
Registration: CCCP-N400
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 21
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:ca 10 km SE off Ostrov Litne (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Igarka Airport (IAA/UOII), Russia
Destination airport:Arkhangelsk-Talaghy Airport (ARH/ULAA), Russia
Two engines failed and a third also developed problems. The aircraft force-landed on the ice of Baidaratskaya guba bay between Ust'-Kara and Marrasale.

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Distance from Igarka Airport to Arkhangelsk-Talaghy Airport as the crow flies is 2033 km (1271 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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