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Last updated: 27 September 2021
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Fecha:sábado 24 agosto 1963
Hora:10:53
Tipo:Avia 14
Operador:Aeroflot / Georgia
Registración: CCCP-61617
Numéro de série: 014602107
Año de Construcción: 1957
Horas Totales de la Célula:11682
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 27 / Ocupantes: 27
Total:Fatalidades: 32 / Ocupantes: 32
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:32 km (20 milles) NW of Kutaisi Airport (KUT) (   Georgia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kutaisi Airport (KUT/UGKO), Georgia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Sukhumi Airport (SUI/UGSS), Georgia
Número de Vuelo: 663
Descripción:
Flight 663 departed from Kutaisi Airport (KUT), Georgia at 10:45.
Some 3-4 minutes after takeoff the crew reported visual flight at an altitude of 600 m. At 10:52 the crew reported: "Flight to Sukhumi 1,500 m, earth visible between the layers of clouds, heavy rainfall". This was the last contact with the flight.
The airplane had deviated from the intended route until it struck a wooded hillside at an elevation of 900 m, 13 kilometers to the right of the intended route.
Among the dead were found three stowaways.
It was concluded that the crew should not have been allowed to conduct a VFR flight in IMC. Also, the tower controller at Kutaisi did not report the deterioration of weather and lower cloud base.

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Distance from Kutaisi Airport to Sukhumi Airport as the crow flies is 135 km (84 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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