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Datum:zondag 27 oktober 1957
Type:Ilyushin Il-12P
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Aeroflot / Polar
Registratie: CCCP-N442
Constructienummer: 30060
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 6
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:North Pole drifting ice station SP-7 (   Arctische Oceaan)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Mys Chelyuskin Airport, Rusland
Vliegveld van aankomst:North Pole drifting ice station SP-7, Arctische Oceaan
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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