Loss of control Accident Lisunov Li-2 CCCP-04213, Tuesday 11 April 1967
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Date:Tuesday 11 April 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lisunov Li-2
Owner/operator:Aeroflot / Polar
Registration: CCCP-04213
MSN: 18434610
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:3,5 km from Nizhniye Kresty Airport (CYX) -   Russia
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Egvekinot-Zaliv Kresta Airfield (UHME)
Destination airport:Nizhniye Kresty Airport (CYX/UESS)
On approach to Nizhniye Kresty Airport, the pilot mistook the empty barrels which marked the beginning of the snow airstrip for parked helicopters. The pilot made an emergency turn out, causing the aircraft to stall. It crashed on the ice of the Kolyma river 3,5 km from the airstrip.


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