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Last updated: 30 November 2020
Date:Thursday 11 August 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2
Registration: YR-TAN
C/n / msn: 18428005
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 20 / Occupants: 20
Total:Fatalities: 24 / Occupants: 24
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lotrioara Valley (   Romania)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?

Contemporary newspaper reports say the airplane operated on a flight from Brasov to Mamaia. While Mamaia is to the east, on the Black Sea coast, the accident location is 100 km to the west of Brasov. Also, there were no known airports at Brasov or Mamaia.

» ABC (Madrid) 17 August 1966, p30
» Soviet Transports


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Lisunov Li-2

  • ca 5000 built
  • 207th loss
  • 142nd fatal accident
  • 6th worst accident
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  • 3rd worst accident (at the time)
  • 6th worst accident (currently)
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