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Date:Tuesday 13 March 1951
Type:Ilyushin Il-12P
Operator:Aeroflot, West Siberia Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-L1319
MSN: 30025
First flight: 1947
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:2 km (1.3 mls) from Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo Airport (SVX) (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Kazan Airport, Russia
Destination airport:Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo Airport (SVX/USSS), Russia
Narrative:
The Il-12 operated on a passenger flight from Moscow to Novosibirsk with en route stops at Kazan and Sverdlovsk. Weather was poor as the aircraft performed a night time approach to Sverdlovsk. The windshield had iced up and the flight crew did not monitor their instruments adequately. When engine power was reduced on approach, the aircraft lost height and came down 2 km before the airport's perimeter.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Ground

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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Distance from Kazan Airport to Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo Airport as the crow flies is 718 km (449 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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