CFIT Accident Ilyushin Il-14M CCCP-04197, Sunday 20 October 1963
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Date:Sunday 20 October 1963
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Ilyushin Il-14M
Owner/operator:Aeroflot / Polar
Registration: CCCP-04197
MSN: 147001326
Year of manufacture:1957
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Graham Bell Island, Franz Josef Land -   Russia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Flew into the smooth slope of a glacier on Graham Bell Island during a polar night flight. The crew lost spatial orientation.


Dmitriy Yertsov
Soviet Transports


  • 65th worst accident in 1963
  • 54th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 31st worst accident of this aircraft type at the time


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