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Last updated: 4 April 2020
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Datum:Samstag 2 Januar 1965
Zeit:09:57
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunow Li-2
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot / Turkmenistan
Kennzeichen: CCCP-63842
Werknummer: 6401
Baujahr: 1949
Betriebsstunden:8758
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 22 / Insassen: 22
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 24 / Insassen: 24
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:4 km (2.5 Meilen) von Darvaza Airport (   Turkmenistan)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Darvaza Airport, Turkmenistan
Flug nach:Ashgabat Airport (ASB/UTAA), Turkmenistan
Unfallbericht:
The Lisunov Li-2 operated on a flight from Tashauz to Ashgabat via Darvaza. On the last leg of the flight both engines failed shortly after take-off due to fuel starvation. The copilot had selected an almost empty tank for take-off. The aircraft lost height and crashed in the desert 4 km from the airport and 600 metres to the right of the extended centreline. A fire erupted.

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Distance from Darvaza Airport to Ashgabat Airport as the crow flies is 226 km (141 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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Lisunov Li-2

  • ca 5000 built
  • 206th loss
  • 141st Fataler Unfall
  • 6th worst accident
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 Turkmenistan
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