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Last updated: 19 October 2021
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Date:Friday 30 November 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2
Operator:Aeroflot / Belarus
Registration: registration unknown
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:50 km (31.3 mls) E of Kiev (   Ukraine)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Kharkov Airport (HRK/UKHH), Ukraine
Destination airport:Kiev (unknown airport), Ukraine
Narrative:
While en route between Kharkov and Kiev the right engine lost oil due to a manufacturing defect of the oil cooler. The propeller could not be feathered and the crew opted for a forced landing in a forest clearing 50 km east of Kiev.

Classification:
Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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