Accident Lavochkin La-15 , Sunday 4 April 1954
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Date:Sunday 4 April 1954
Time:c. 01:00 AM
Type:Lavochkin La-15
Owner/operator:Soviet air force
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:6
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:block of residential buildings in Vecliepāja -   Latvia
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Liepaja airport
Destination airport:
Soviet jet warplane, which had just taken off from Liepāja airport, crashed in the block of residential buildings in Vecliepāja between Bērza, K. Ukstiņa, E. Veidenbaum and Ganību streets. One house was completely destroyed, three caught fire, another one about 200 meters away had its corner cut off by the detached wing of the plane. According to the archives of the Civil Registry Department, six residents of Liepāja were killed at that time, including two children, as well as the pilot of the plane.



Revision history:

27-Feb-2024 07:12 edijs1504 Added
13-Mar-2024 18:05 edijs1504 Updated [Departure airport, Source, Category]
23-Mar-2024 08:19 edijs1504 Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Source]
07-Jul-2024 16:49 cdeleted Updated [Time]

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