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Last updated: 7 August 2020
Datum:zaterdag 19 juli 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Aeroflot / Latvia
Registratie: CCCP-L4197
Constructienummer: 18420702
Bouwjaar: 1945
Aantal vlieguren:5948
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Riga-Spilve Airport (   Letland)
Fase: InitiŽle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Training
Vliegveld van vertrek:Riga-Spilve Airport (EVRS), Letland
Vliegveld van aankomst:Riga-Spilve Airport (EVRS), Letland
The Li-2 operated on a training flight from Riga-Spilve at night when the crew made a mistake in handling the fuel system so that both engines flamed out during a go-around. The aircraft lost speed, stalled while flying a left turn and crashed at the perimeter of the airfield.



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