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Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:Thursday 5 October 1950
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-L4592
MSN: 18432003
First flight: 1949
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 19
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rostov Airport (ROV) (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Kharkov Airport (HRK/UKHH), Ukraine
Destination airport:Rostov Airport (ROV/URRR), Russia
Narrative:
During the approach in poor visibility at night, the flight had to go around. The aircraft then descended below the glide slope on the second approach and entered an area of ground fog. The right main gear and the right propeller touched the ground and the right wing was damaged as well.

Classification:
Undershoot/overshoot

Sources:
» airdisaster.ru


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Distance from Kharkov Airport to Rostov Airport as the crow flies is 391 km (244 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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