Descripción del Accidente ASN 05 NOV 1946 Douglas C-47B-5-DK (DC-3) CCCP-L946 - Moskva-Vnukovo Airport (VKO)
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Fecha:martes 5 noviembre 1946
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-5-DK (DC-3)
Registración: CCCP-L946
Numéro de série: 26017/14572
Año de Construcción: 1944
Horas Totales de la Célula:1675
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 22
Total:Fatalidades: 13 / Ocupantes: 26
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Moskva-Vnukovo Airport (VKO) (   Rusia)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Riga-Central Airport (EVRS), Letonia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Moskva-Vnukovo Airport (VKO/UUWW), Rusia
Due to low visibility conditions and a high number of aircraft bound for Moscow, the C-47 was put in a holding pattern for two hours. At 18:27 the crew started the approach in a thick fog. Some 300 metres after passing the landing sign "T", the crew decided to go around. The airplane was flying at a height of 10-15 m at the time. Engine power was increased sharply. The plane went into a steep climb, lost speed and impacted the ground about 600 m from the landing "T".



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Distance from Riga-Central Airport to Moskva-Vnukovo Airport as the crow flies is 821 km (513 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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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 2412th loss
  • 761st accidente fatal
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