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Last updated: 15 April 2021
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Datum:Samstag 24 April 1948
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunow Li-2T
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot, East Siberia Civil Aviation Directorate
Kennzeichen: CCCP-L4460
Werknummer: 3704
Baujahr: 1948
Betriebsstunden:310
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 24 / Insassen: 25
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 28 / Insassen: 29
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:15 km (9.4 Meilen) W of Bodaybo (   Russland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Kirensk Airport (KCK/UIKK), Russland
Flug nach:Bodaybo Airport (ODO/UIKB), Russland
Unfallbericht:
The Li-2 operated on a flight from Kirensk to Bodaybo in adverse weather when the crew left the prescribed flight path and followed the course of the Vitim River below the cloud cover, some 100 metres lower than the elevation of the surrounding mountains. The aircraft encountered heavy turbulence and eventually went out of control in a snow flurry with extreme turbulence and crashed into the ice of the Vitim River.

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Distance from Kirensk Airport to Bodaybo Airport as the crow flies is 363 km (227 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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