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Last updated: 21 September 2021
Date:Friday 15 February 1957
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2
Operator:Aeroflot, West Siberia Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-L4407
MSN: 18429306
First flight: 1948
Total airframe hrs:10103
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Yamal Peninsula (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Mys Kamenny Airport (YMK/USDK), Russia
Destination airport:Salekhard Airport (SLY/USDD), Russia
The Li-2 was damaged beyond repair when it made a forced landing in the tundra between the lakes Yarato-1 and Yarato-2 on the Yamal peninsula.





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 Mys Kamenny Airport to Salekhard Airport as the crow flies is 360 km (225 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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