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Date:Tuesday 13 October 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2
Operator:Aeroflot / Polar
Registration: CCCP-04370
MSN: 5605
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Cape Khorgoy (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Survey/research
Departure airport:Tiksi Airport (IKS/UEST), Russia
Destination airport:Tiksi Airport (IKS/UEST), Russia
Narrative:
The aircraft hit a hill near the Anabar River in the Tiksi Region, Russia in poor visibility. It hit another hill after 650 metres flight, rebounded and crashed after another 60 metres flight. An engine was torn off and the aircraft came to rest after a 100 metre ground slide.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» polarpost.ru
» Soviet Transports


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