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Last updated: 19 January 2022
Date:Monday 5 September 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2
Operator:MAP Omsk Aviation Plant 166
Registration: CCCP-I772
MSN: 18417805
First flight: 1944
Total airframe hrs:2237
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:2 km (1.3 mls) NW of Kazan-Borisoglebskoye Airport (   Russia)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Kazan-Borisoglebskoye Airport (UWKG), Russia
Destination airport:Shcherbakov Airport (RYB/UUBK), Russia
The Li-2 operated on a ferry flight from Omsk to Shcherbakov (now Rybinsk) with an en route stop at Kazan.
After takeoff from Kazan the right engine failed at a height of 8-10 metres. Height could not be maintained and the aircraft's left wing collided with a wooden house at Sukhaya Reka. The aircraft hit a second house and came to rest in a garden. A fire erupted.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Kazan-Borisoglebskoye Airport to Shcherbakov Airport as the crow flies is 661 km (413 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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