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Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:Wednesday 21 January 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2
Operator:Aeroflot, East Siberia Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-L4666
C/n / msn: 4605
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Irkutsk (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Irkutsk Airport (IKT/UIII), Russia
Destination airport:Irkutsk Airport (IKT/UIII), Russia
Narrative:
Both engines failed five minutes into a test flight out of Irkutsk. The crew attempted a forced landing on the outskirts of Irkutsk, but the aircraft collided with a house. All 5 crew members and one woman on the ground were injured.

Classification:
All engine powerloss
Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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