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Last updated: 23 October 2019
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Date:Sunday 20 October 1963
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin Il-14M
Operator:Aeroflot / Polar
Registration: CCCP-04197
C/n / msn: 147001326
First flight: 1957
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Graham Bell Island, Franz Josef Land (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Survey/research
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Flew into the smooth slope of a glacier on Graham Bell Island during a polar night flight. The crew lost spatial orientation.

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» Dmitriy Yertsov
» Soviet Transports


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