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Last updated: 23 January 2022
Datum:Donnerstag 1 Februar 1951
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunow Li-2
Fluggesellschaft:Soviet Air Force
Kennzeichen: 4803
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Khabarovsk Krai, near Sovetskaya Gavan (   Russland)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Flug von:Znamenskoye Airfield, Russland
Flug nach:Znamenskoye Airfield, Russland
The plane crashed in a forest in the south-western slope of Mount Kekurnaya in 4 km south of the airfield Znamenskoye. On the second flight in a circle, after takeoff, the crew during the climb turned to the right by 15-20 °, because on the left was a hill 450 meters high. Then the crew proceeded to the first turn left at 90 °, during which the aircraft collided with a Mount Kekurnaya at an altitude of 340 m. Both pilots were killed. The navigator was injured.
The airplane was attached to the 563rd Transport Aviation Regiment of Pacific Fleet.

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