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Last updated: 22 October 2019
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Date:Thursday 18 December 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Aeroflot
Registration: CCCP-L997
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Tyoply Stan (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Moskva-Vnukovo Airport (VKO/UUWW), Russia
Destination airport:Moskva-Vnukovo Airport (VKO/UUWW), Russia
Narrative:
The C-47 crashed on a test flight from Moscow-Vnukovo after overhaul by ARB-400 GVF. The aircraft entered fog while on approach to Vnukovo, hit a hill with the right wing and crashed near km 18 of the Kaluga Highway, close to Tyoply Stan.
It collided with a high-voltage power line and crashed upside down.

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