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Last updated: 16 October 2021
Datum:Freitag 7 Februar 1947
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunow Li-2
Fluggesellschaft:Polyarnaya Aviatsiya
Kennzeichen: CCCP-N394
Werknummer: 18423610
Baujahr: 1946
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Mys Shmidta Airport (   Russland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Mys Shmidta Airport (UHMI), Russland
Flug nach:?
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.



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