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Fecha:domingo 27 octubre 1957
Tipo:Ilyushin Il-12P
Operador:Aeroflot / Polar
Registración: CCCP-N442
Numéro de série: 30060
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:North Pole drifting ice station SP-7 (   Océano Ártico)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Mys Chelyuskin Airport, Rusia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:North Pole drifting ice station SP-7, Océano Ártico
While on a cargo flight from Mys Chelyuskin to SP-7 the airplane flew too low on final approach in difficult weather conditions (low clouds and poor visibility) during the polar night. The left wing collided with ice hummocks 3 km from the runway and the aircraft crash-landed, suffering substantial damage, 1 of the 6 crew killed (he died 5 days after the crash), 3 seriously and 2 slightly injured, the crew was rescued by a Mi-4 helicopter 21 hours later.

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