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Last updated: 27 September 2021
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Date:Tuesday 4 December 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Polyarnaya Aviatsiya
Registration: CCCP-N362
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 23
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:2 km (1.3 mls) from Tiksi (   Russia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Tiksi Airport (IKS/UEST), Russia
Narrative:
The C-47 ran out of fuel when the crew got lost. A forced landing was made 2 km from Tiksi during which the undercarriage and wings sustained damage.

Classification:
Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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