Flugunfall 05 JAN 1950 einer Lisunov Li-2 42 red - Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo Airport (SVX)
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Datum:Donnerstag 5 Januar 1950
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunow Li-2
Fluggesellschaft:Soviet Air Force
Kennzeichen: 42 red
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 13 / Insassen: 13
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 19 / Insassen: 19
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo Airport (SVX) (   Russland)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Kazan Airport, Russland
Flug nach:Chelyabinsk Airport (CEK/USCC), Russland
A Lisunov Li-2 transport plane was destroyed when it crashed near Sverdlovsk (now: Ekaterinburg). All 13 passengers and six crew members were killed.
The airplane carried the VVS Moscow ice hockey team; a team representing the Soviet Air Force. They were on their way to a match against Dzerzhinsky from Chelyabinsk. Because of poor weather at destination Chelyabinsk, the flight diverted to Sverdlovsk. Weather at Sverdlovsk was deteriorating too and the crew attempted four approaches before the airplane struck terrain near the runway in a heavy snowstorm.
Some sources indicate that the accident happened in January 7, 1950.

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Distance from Kazan Airport to Chelyabinsk Airport as the crow flies is 769 km (481 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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Lisunov Li-2

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