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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:
Date:Sunday 9 January 1949
Time:06:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2
Operator:Aeroflot, Uralsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-L4261
C/n / msn: 18422401
First flight: 1945
Total airframe hrs:3394
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Kazan (   Russia)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Kazan Airport (KZN/UWKD), Russia
Destination airport:Moskva (unknown airport), Russia
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed when both engines lost power due to carburetor icing that developed shortly after takeoff.
The Li-2 operated on a flight from Sverdlovsk to Moscow with an en route stop at Kazan.

Sources:
» airdisaster.ru
» Soviet Transports


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