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Last updated: 6 March 2021
Datum:woensdag 3 juli 1957
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Aeroflot / Turkmenistan
Registratie: CCCP-L4825
Constructienummer: 18434510
Bouwjaar: 1950
Aantal vlieguren:8766
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 8 / inzittenden: 12
Totaal:slachtoffers: 8 / inzittenden: 15
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:30 km (18.8 mijl) S of Stavropol (   Rusland)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Mineralnye Vody Airport (MRV/URMM), Rusland
Vliegveld van aankomst:Krasnodar Airport (KRR/URKK), Rusland
Vluchtnummer: 461
The Li-2 operated on a flight from Ashgabat to Simferopol with en route stops at Krasnovodsk, Baku, Mineralnye Vody and Krasnodar.
Some 32 minutes after takeoff from Mineralnye Vody, 30 km south of Stavropol, the plane collided with treetops located on the upper plateau of the Strizhament Mountain (832 m) and crashed. Seven adult passengers and one child were killed. Three passengers and all crew members were slightly injured, one passenger was seriously injured.
It appeared that the flight crew operated the aircraft at a height below minimum safe altitude.



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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Mineralnye Vody Airport en Krasnodar Airport bedraagt 320 km (200 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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