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Last updated: 15 September 2019
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Date:Sunday 28 September 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2
Operator:Aeroflot, Far East Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-L4673
C/n / msn: 6605
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Belogorsk, Tisulsky District (   Russia)
Crash site elevation: 710 m (2329 feet) amsl
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Krasnoyarsk Airport (KJA/UNKL), Russia
Destination airport:Novosibirsk-Severny (North) Airport (UNCC), Russia
Narrative:
The Li-2 operated on positioning flight from Khabarovsk to Tashkent for overhaul, with en route stops at Krasnoyarsk and Novosibirsk. En route to Novosibirsk at night the flight encountered heavy icing and turbulence over the Kuznetsk Alatau mountain range. The crew tried to make an emergency landing near Belogorsk but the aircraft crashed at a height of 710 metres into the wooded north-eastern slope of a mountain (1037.8 metres). The wreck was found after almost 15 years in the Spring of 1967.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» airdisaster.ru


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Distance from Krasnoyarsk Airport to Novosibirsk-Severny (North) Airport as the crow flies is 609 km (380 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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