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Last updated: 21 September 2021
Datum:Freitag 5 September 1958
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic IL14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyuschin Il-14P
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot / Estonia
Kennzeichen: CCCP-L2048
Werknummer: 705101
Baujahr: 1957
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 11
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 17
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Jõhvi (   Estland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Leningrad-Shosseynaya Airport (LED/ULLI), Russland
Flug nach:Tallinn-Ülemiste Airport (TLL/EETN), Estland
The aircraft was hijacked some 30 minutes after take-off from Leningrad. The hijacker made use of home-made explosives, setting off a fire in the cabin. The crew managed to make an emergency landing at Jõhvi, Estonia.
All occupants except for the hijacker were able to get out before the fuselage burned out.



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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 Leningrad-Shosseynaya Airport to Tallinn-Ülemiste Airport as the crow flies is 306 km (191 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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