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Last updated: 27 July 2021
Date:Friday 4 June 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2
Operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration: CCCP-L344
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Molotov (PEE) (   Russia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Molotov Airport (PEE/USPP), Russia
Destination airport:?
The pilot tried to takeoff from the wrong runway at Molotov (now named Perm). The airplane became airborne after a ground run of 340 m but stalled. The left wing hit a parked Li-2 (CCCP-L3962) and the aircraft collided with a wooden shed.

Loss of control

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