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Last updated: 27 July 2021
Date:Thursday 18 December 1941
Type:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 14-H Super Electra
Operator:Aeroflot, Moscow Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-L3453
MSN: 1495
First flight: 1939
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Moskva-Khodynka (Frunze) Central Aerodrome (   Russia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:Moskva-Khodynka (Frunze) Central Aerodrome, Russia
Destination airport:Moskva-Khodynka (Frunze) Central Aerodrome, Russia
The aircraft crashed while on a test flight from Moscow-Khodynka when the left engine failed. The aircraft stalled in a tight left turn at a height of some 90-100 metres, entered a flat spin and crashed in a park near the Air Force Academy.

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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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