ASN Aircraft accident Ilyushin Il-12 CCCP-L1765 Magadan-13 Airport
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Date:Tuesday 27 October 1953
Type:Ilyushin Il-12
Operator:Aeroflot, Far East Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-L1765
MSN: 93013102
First flight: 1949
Total airframe hrs:4271
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 22
Total:Fatalities: 22 / Occupants: 27
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:6 km (3.8 mls) from Magadan-13 Airport (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Magadan-13 Airport (UHMT), Russia
Destination airport:Okhotsk Airport (OHO/UHOO), Russia
The Il-12 operated on a flight from Magadan to Khabarovsk with intermediate stops at Okhotsk and Nikolayevsk-on-Amur.
After takeoff from Magadan the aircraft barely gained altitude. It rolled left and right and fell from the height of 50-70 m to the ground, 6 km from the airfield.
On the tail, ice up to 5 mm thick was found and on the upper surface of the wing up to 6 mm was observed.
Additionally the aircraft departed with at 996 kg over the maximum takeoff weight.

Loss of control



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Distance from Magadan-13 Airport to Okhotsk Airport as the crow flies is 441 km (275 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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