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Last updated: 21 September 2021
Datum:Dienstag 8 Dezember 1942
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunow Li-2
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot / Uzbekistan
Kennzeichen: CCCP-L5805
Werknummer: 1845805
Baujahr: 1942
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mount Menshy Brat (   Usbekistan)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Chelkar (UATR), Kasachstan
Flug nach:Aktyubinsk Airport (AKX/UATT), Kasachstan
The Li-2 was being delivered from Tashkent to the long-range aviation unit of the Soviet Air Force. En route it encountered low clouds with icing over the Mugodzhar Range. The aircraft lost height and impacted the southern slope of Mount Menshy Brat (590 metres), at a height of 520 metres.

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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 Chelkar to Aktyubinsk Airport as the crow flies is 312 km (195 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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