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Last updated: 27 November 2021
Date:Monday 1 August 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2
Operator:Aeroflot, Northern Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-L4354
MSN: 18428402 ?
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Naberezhniye Chelny (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Yanaul, Russia
Destination airport:Kazan Airport, Russia
En route to Kazan, the left engine failed as the fuel tank selector had not been switched over in time. The type of propellers of this aircraft model could not be feathered. Consequently the aircraft lost height and speed. It hit tree tops and crashed into a forest.

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