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Last updated: 27 September 2021
Datum:Freitag 22 September 1961
Zeit:11:12 MSK
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunow Li-2
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot, Yakutsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Kennzeichen: CCCP-16154
Werknummer: 3605
Baujahr: 1947
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:95 km (59.4 Meilen) W of Oymyakon (   Russland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Yakutsk Airport (YKS/UEEE), Russland
Flug nach:Oymyakon Airport (UEMJ), Russland
A Lisunov Li-2 cargo plane was destroyed in an accident 95 km from Oymyakon, Russia. All six on board were killed.
The flight departed Yakutsk Airport (YKS) at 09:00 Moscow time, carrying 2253 kg of potatoes. The crew allowed the left rear fuel tank to run dry, failing to switch to another fuel tank in time. Both engines lost power. The airplane entered a steep descent in clouds and crashed into a forest.



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Distance from Yakutsk Airport to Oymyakon Airport as the crow flies is 689 km (431 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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