Runway excursion Accident Lisunov Li-2 CCCP-L4591, Sunday 20 January 1957
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Date:Sunday 20 January 1957
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lisunov Li-2
Owner/operator:Aeroflot / Uzbekistan
Registration: CCCP-L4591
MSN: 18432002
Year of manufacture:1948
Total airframe hrs:10292 hours
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, written off
Location:Bukhara Airport (BHK) -   Uzbekistan
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Samarkand Airport (SKD/UTSS)
Destination airport:Bukhara Airport (BHK/UTSB)
The aircraft operated on a flight from Tashkent to Bukhara with an en route stop at Samarkand.
After the approach to the poorly marked Bukhara Airport in low clouds and rain, the aircraft touched down at high speed 760 metres behind the landing T. It collided with the embankment of an irrigation ditch, lifted off again and crashed 10 metres further on, suffering substantial damage.


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