ASN Aircraft accident Lisunov Li-2 CCCP-N394 Mys Shmidta Airport
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Date:Friday 7 February 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2
Operator:Polyarnaya Aviatsiya
Registration: CCCP-N394
MSN: 18423610
First flight: 1946
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Mys Shmidta Airport (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Mys Shmidta Airport (UHMI), Russia
Destination airport:?
After refueling three tanks at Mys Shmidta Airport (Cape Schmidt), takeoff was made on with the fourth tank being selected, which was not refueled. After 10 minutes of flight, first the left, then the right engine failed due to fuel exhaustion. During a forced landing outside the airfield on hummock ice, the plane crashed. The crew and passengers were unharmed.

Damaged on the ground



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