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Last updated: 1 December 2021
Datum:Donnerstag 11 Oktober 1951
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunow Li-2
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot, Uralsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Kennzeichen: CCCP-L4416
Werknummer: 18428502
Baujahr: 1948
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:18 km (11.3 Meilen) S of Art. Bogdanovic, Sverdlovsk region (   Russland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Kazan Airport, Russland
Flug nach:Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo Airport (SVX/USSS), Russland
The Li-2 was engaged in a night time passenger flight from Kazan to Sverdlovsk. While flying in low clouds and icing conditions, the crew lost radio contact with Koltsovo Airport because the aerials had been damaged by icing.
Unable to determine their position, the flight crew decided to descend in order to establish visual contact with the ground. Ultimately the aircraft ran out of fuel, leading the crew to carry out a wheels-up landing in a swamp, 18 km south of Bogdanovich. The aircraft hit some tree tops on the edge of the swamp and crashed.
The crew had worked for 13 hours and 54 minutes at the time of the accident.



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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Kazan Airport to Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo Airport as the crow flies is 718 km (449 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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