ASN logo
 
Status:
Date:Thursday 19 April 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov PS-84
Operator:Aeroflot
Registration: CCCP-L3976
MSN: 1841903
First flight: 1941
Total airframe hrs:3087
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 13
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:20 km (12.5 mls) E of Kielce (   Poland)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Kraków-Rakowice-Czyzyny Airport (EPKC), Poland
Destination airport:Minsk-1 International Airport (MHP/UMMM), Belarus
Narrative:
The aircraft operated on a flight from Kraków to Minsk and Moscow in support of the People's Commissariat for Lines of Communications. The flight deviated from the planned route and collided with trees on the slope of Mount Lysica after entering low clouds.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» Soviet Transports


Photos

Add your photo of this accident or aircraft

Map
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 Kraków-Rakowice-Czyzyny Airport to Minsk-1 International Airport as the crow flies is 661 km (413 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.
languages: languages

Share

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2022 Flight Safety Foundation

701 N. Fairfax St., Ste. 250
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
www.FlightSafety.org