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Last updated: 6 April 2020
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Date:Tuesday 30 October 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2
Operator:Aeroflot, Northern Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Arkhangelsk-Talaghy Airport (ARH) (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Arkhangelsk-Talaghy Airport (ARH/ULAA), Russia
Narrative:
Both engines of the Li-2 flamed out on approach to Arkhangelsk when the flight engineer made an error in handling the fuel system.
The crew made a forced landing on the river Severnaya Dvina some 10 metres from the banks and the aircraft partially submerged.
All crew escaped unhurt.

Classification:

All engine powerloss
Ditching

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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