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Last updated: 27 July 2021
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Date:Thursday 5 May 1960
Time:16:14
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2
Operator:Aeroflot, Far East Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-84609
MSN: 6002
First flight: 1949
Total airframe hrs:10291
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Enken, Ayano-Maisky district (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Nikolayevsk-na-Amure Airport (NLI/UHNN), Russia
Destination airport:Okhotsk Airport (OHO/UHOO), Russia
Narrative:
The aircraft encountered heavy turbulence and snowfall during a positioning flight. It suffered from icing, lost speed and altitude until it impacted the slope of the 1207 m-high Dzhugdzhur ridge at an elevation of 900 m.

Classification:
Icing
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» airdisaster.ru


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Distance from Nikolayevsk-na-Amure Airport to Okhotsk Airport as the crow flies is 706 km (441 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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