Accident Lisunov Li-2 CCCP-71232, Wednesday 15 February 1961
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Date:Wednesday 15 February 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lisunov Li-2
Owner/operator:Aeroflot, Northern Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-71232
MSN: 18438903
Year of manufacture:1951
Total airframe hrs:2384 hours
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Mezen Airport -   Russia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Naryan-Mar Airport (NNM/ULAM)
Destination airport:Mezen Airport (ULAE)
The aircraft suffered from severe icing, causing the forward cockpit windshields to be iced up. In poor visibility conditions the aircraft landed on rough terrain outside the runway environment.


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