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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Date:Tuesday 30 December 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2
Operator:Aeroflot, Moscow Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-L4214
C/n / msn: 18421005
First flight: 1945
Total airframe hrs:2316
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:20 km (12.5 mls) N of Chrysostom (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Chelyabinsk Airport (CEK/USCC), Russia
Destination airport:Kazan Airport (KZN/UWKD), Russia
Narrative:
The aircraft operated on a flight from Chelyabinsk to Moscow via Kazan. En route the airplane impacted Mount Otkliknoi Greben in the Taganai range of the Urals at a height of 1145 m.

Sources:
» airdisaster.ru
» Soviet Transports


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Distance from Chelyabinsk Airport to Kazan Airport as the crow flies is 765 km (478 miles).

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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