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Last updated: 15 August 2020
Date:Tuesday 12 May 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov PS-84
Operator:State Aviation Plant No.18
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn: 1842406
First flight: 1942
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:9 km (5.6 mls) SE of Kordon, Visim-Shaitanka District, Sverdlovsk Region (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Kuybyshev-Bezymyanka Airfield (UWWG), Russia
Destination airport:?
En route the flight encountered poor visibility. The pilot descended to 700 metres and the aircraft impacted the summit of Mount Golaya (a.k.a Mount Shaitan) in the Vesyolyye gory Range.
All 6 occupants died, among them the director of Factory No. 18, Matvei B. Shenkman. The wreckage was located two days later.

The aircraft operated on a flight to the Nizhny Tagil Aviation Plant No.381.

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