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Last updated: 21 February 2020
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Fecha:sábado 2 enero 1965
Hora:09:57
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2
Operador:Aeroflot / Turkmenistan
Registración: CCCP-63842
Numéro de série: 6401
Año de Construcción: 1949
Horas Totales de la Célula:8758
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 22 / Ocupantes: 22
Total:Fatalidades: 24 / Ocupantes: 24
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:4 km (2.5 milles) de Darvaza Airport (   Turkmenistán)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Darvaza Airport, Turkmenistán
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Ashgabat Airport (ASB/UTAA), Turkmenistán
Descripción:
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 accidente fatal
  • 6th worst accident
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