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Last updated: 28 September 2021
Datum:maandag 25 oktober 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Aeroflot / Georgia
Registratie: CCCP-L4500
Constructienummer: 18429608
Bouwjaar: 1948
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 14 / inzittenden: 14
Totaal:slachtoffers: 18 / inzittenden: 18
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Samurskaya (   Rusland)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Karachayevsk Airfield, Rusland
Vliegveld van aankomst:Sukhumi-Babusheri Airport (SUI/UGSS), GeorgiŽ
A Lisunov Li-2 passenger plane was destroyed when it crashed into a mountainside near Krasnodar, Russia. All 14 passengers and four crew members were killed.
The flight had arrived at Karachayevsk Airfield at 09:05. In a break for lunch, the crew drank vodka with some officials. The return flight to Tbilisi, with a first en route stop at Sukhumi, departed at 12:30. The plane was overloaded by 366 kg. After the departure the crew did not execute the procedure climb in a circle, and immediately set course over mountains. Weather over the mountains was poor with low clouds, strong winds and icing.
Attempts to find a route towards Adler and continue via the coast line failed. The airplane flew into the side of a mountain at an elevation of 1610 m.
The wreckage was found in August 1949.

» Michael Roch / Soviet Transports


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Karachayevsk Airfield en Sukhumi-Babusheri Airport bedraagt 120 km (75 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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Lisunov Li-2

  • ca 5000 built
  • 171e ongeval
  • 99e dodelijk ongeval
  • 11e zwaarste ongeval (toen het plaatsvond)
  • 21e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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