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Last updated: 7 December 2021
Fecha:lunes 17 abril 1950
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas TS-62 (DC-3)
Operador:Aeroflot, East Siberia Civil Aviation Directorate
Registración: CCCP-L862
Numéro de série: 12136
Año de Construcción: 1943
Horas Totales de la Célula:3686
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 16
Total:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 20
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:29 km (18.1 milles) SW of Vitim (   Rusia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kirensk Airport (KCK/UIKK), Rusia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Olyokminsk Airport, Rusia
Número de Vuelo:543
The aircraft operated on a flight from Irkutsk to Yakutsk with en route stops at Kirensk and Olyokminsk, Russia.
En route to Olyokminsk the left engine caught fire. The crew made an emergency descent, but the fire reached the cabin via the
heating system and the left engine broke off at an altitude of 2,000 metres. The crew managed to make a forced landing in the taiga, 29 km south-west of Vitim, but the fire in the cabin continued to spread and 10 of the 16 passengers did not manage to leave the cabin and were killed while the other 6 passengers and all 4 crew survived with minor injuries.

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