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Date:Thursday 18 June 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov PS-84
Operator:Aeroflot
Registration: CCCP-L3484
MSN: 1841013
First flight: 1941
Total airframe hrs:1267
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Yelets (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft was on the return leg of a flight from Yelets (Oryol region) to a partisan airstrip at Vzdruzhnoye in the Trubchevsk district of the Bryansk region behind the German lines. On approach to Yelets the flight encountered below-minima weather conditions. After circling the airfield three times, the aircraft entered a dive on final approach at a height of some 40-50 metres
and crashed.

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» Soviet Transports


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