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Last updated: 17 January 2022
Date:Friday 14 March 1941
Type:Tupolev G-2
Operator:Aeroflot / Uzbekistan
Registration: CCCP-L1496
MSN: 22114
First flight:
Total airframe hrs:3407
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:6 km (3.8 mls) N of Begovat (   Uzbekistan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Tashkent Airport (TAS/UTTT), Uzbekistan
Destination airport:Fergana Airport (FEG/UTKF), Uzbekistan
The aircraft was caught by severe turbulence while flying at a height of some 200-250 metres. First the aircraft lost 70-90 meters altitude, forcing the pilot to initiate a climb to their initial altitude. The stalled while climbing and crashed.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Tashkent Airport to Fergana Airport as the crow flies is 229 km (143 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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