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Last updated: 30 March 2020
Fecha:sábado 2 abril 1955
Tipo:Lisunov Li-2
Operador:GUSMP, Directorate of Polar Aviation
Registración: CCCP-N497
Numéro de série: 18430708
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 10
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Mys Zhelaniya (   Rusia)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Dikson Airport (DKS/UODD), Rusia
The Li-2 operated on a flight from Mys Zhelaniya on Novaya Zemlya to Dikson Island in support of the Arctic expedition "Sever-7" when the crew was ordered to land on the ice near Mys Zhelaniya for training purposes. The skis of the main landing gear broke through the ice during the landing run. All 7occupants escaped unhurt, but the aircraft could not be recovered in time and sank during a storm on April 6, 1955.

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