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Datum:maandag 22 januari 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Registratie: CCCP-L901
Constructienummer: 12890
Bouwjaar: 1944
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Schade: Afgeschreven
Plaats:nabij Minsk-1 International Airport (MHP) (   Wit-Rusland)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Minsk-1 International Airport (MHP/UMMM), Wit-Rusland
Vliegveld van aankomst:Kaunas/Aleksotas-S. Darius and S. Girenas Airport (EYKS), Litouwen
The C-47A transport plane operated on a cargo flight from Moscow-Vnukovo Airport to Šiauliai with an route stops at Minsk and Kaunas. Some 15 minutes after take-off from Minsk, the right hand engine failed. The crew decided to return to Minsk. After having to execute two go arounds at Minsk, eventually the left engine failed as well. The aircraft collided with a pole, hit the roof of a house and came down in a garden.

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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Minsk-1 International Airport en Kaunas/Aleksotas-S. Darius and S. Girenas Airport bedraagt 260 km (163 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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