ASN Aircraft accident Lisunov Li-2 CCCP-L4161 Orlovka, Teplik district, Vinnitsa region
ASN logo
 

Status:
Date:Thursday 7 December 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2
Operator:Aeroflot
Registration: CCCP-L4161
MSN: 1849106
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Total:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,5 km (0.9 mls) from Orlovka, Teplik district, Vinnitsa region (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Kiev (unknown airport), Ukraine
Narrative:
The Li-2 operated on a flight from Kishinyov to Moscow with an en route stop at Kiev.
En route to Kiev the aircraft encountered below-minima weather conditions with thick fog. The aircraft was flying at very low altitude until it collided with the slope of a ravine and crashed 460 metres further on in a field.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


Photos

Add your photo of this accident or aircraft
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.
languages: languages

Share

Lisunov Li-2

  • ca 5000 built
  • 141st loss
  • 79th fatal accident
  • 9th worst accident (at the time)
  • 24th worst accident (currently)
» safety profile

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2024 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
www.FlightSafety.org