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Last updated: 22 September 2021
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Date:Thursday 15 September 1955
Time:12:45
Type:Ilyushin Il-12P
Operator:Aeroflot, West Siberia Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-L1359
MSN: 30074
First flight: 1947
Total airframe hrs:5734
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Komarovo, Kansk district (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Krasnoyarsk Severny Airport (UNKK), Russia
Destination airport:Irkutsk Airport (IKT/UIII), Russia
Flightnumber:5
Narrative:
The Il-12 operated on a flight from Moscow to Khabarovsk. On the leg between Krasnoyarsk and Irkutsk the aircraft encountered a heavy thunderstorm at 3000 m altitude. The tail section broke away in severe turbulence and the aircraft crashed inverted in a field near Komarovo.

Classification:
Turbulence
Tail failure
Loss of control

Sources:
» airdisaster.ru


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Distance from Krasnoyarsk Severny Airport to Irkutsk Airport as the crow flies is 850 km (531 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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