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Last updated: 26 July 2021
Date:Sunday 30 October 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin Il-14P
Operator:Aeroflot, Privolzhsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-52025
MSN: 704114
First flight: 1957
Total airframe hrs:4382
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:2 km (1.3 mls) SE of Penza Airport (PEZ) (   Russia)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Penza Airport (PEZ/UWPP), Russia
Destination airport:Saratov Airport (RTW/UWSS), Russia
Flightnumber: 534
An Ilyushin 14P cargo plane impacted terrain shortly after takeoff from Penza Airport.
The aircraft had arrived at Penza from Leningrad during snowfall. Weather conditions worsened as the flight took off for Saratov. The cloud base was at 100 meters and the crew reported icing immediately after takeoff. The aircraft rolled 30-40° to the left and descended until it impacted the slope of a gully.



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Distance from Penza Airport to Saratov Airport as the crow flies is 184 km (115 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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