ASN Aircraft accident Ilyushin Il-12P CCCP-L1844 Kabansk
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Date:Thursday 25 August 1949
Type:Ilyushin Il-12P
Operator:Aeroflot, International Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-L1844
MSN: 93013514
First flight: 1949
Total airframe hrs:92
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:31 km (19.4 mls) S of Kabansk (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Krasnoyarsk Airport (KJA/UNKL), Russia
Destination airport:Chita Airport (HTA/UIAA), Russia
En route to Chita, the aircraft descended from 2400 metres to 1200 metres while flying over the valley of the Kabanya River. The Il-12 hit trees on the eastern slope of Mt. Kabanya (1479 metres), broke up and came to rest upside down at a height of some 1400 metres.

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

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Distance from Krasnoyarsk Airport to Chita Airport as the crow flies is 1416 km (885 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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Ilyushin Il-12

  • 663 built
  • 15th loss
  • 11th fatal accident
  • 2nd worst accident (at the time)
  • 15th worst accident (currently)
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