ASN Aircraft accident Lisunov Li-2 CCCP-71220 Karaganda Airport (KGF)
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Date:Saturday 17 June 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2
Operator:Aeroflot, Kazakstan Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-71220
MSN: 18439006
First flight: 1951
Total airframe hrs:12927
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 31
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 34
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Karaganda Airport (KGF) (   Kazakhstan)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tselinograd Airport (TSE/UACC), Kazakhstan
Destination airport:Karaganda Airport (KGF/UAKK), Kazakhstan
The Li-2 operated on a passenger flight from Tselinograd (now Astana) to Karaganda in Kazakhstan. Elevator control problems caused the aircraft to lift off again after touchdown. The aircraft reached a height of some 10-15 metres and the captain then
decided to go around. The airplane then stalled at a height of some 20-25 metres and came down on the runway. A fire erupted.

Loss of control

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Distance from Tselinograd Airport to Karaganda Airport as the crow flies is 199 km (124 miles).

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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