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Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:Monday 16 October 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2
Operator:Aeroflot, Kazakstan Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-L4532
MSN: 18430009
First flight: 1948
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Alma-Ata Airport (ALA) (   Kazakhstan)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Aktyubinsk Airport (AKX/UATT), Kazakhstan
Destination airport:Alma-Ata Airport (ALA/UAAA), Kazakhstan
Narrative:
The aircraft operated on a cargo flight from Moscow to Alma-Ata with en route stops at among others Aktyubinsk and Kustanai.
The flight had to go around six times at Kustanai due to fog which had not been forecast by the met office.
On the 7th approach the aircraft had to go around again, but the left wing collided with the mast of a power-line 600 metres from the airport and crashed.

Sources:
» airdisaster.ru


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Distance from Aktyubinsk Airport to Alma-Ata Airport as the crow flies is 1674 km (1046 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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