Plane crash near L-14 Berelёha. 1946
Plane crash near L-14 Berelёha. 1946

Plane crash L-14 Super Electra Squadron Dalstroi USSR Interior Ministry near Berelekh

  • Date of the crash: 07.12.1946, the
  • The time of the crash: 10: 15
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Magadan region, near the village. Berelekh (in 1946 Mr. region was part of the Khabarovsk Territory)
  • Aircraft type: Lockheed L-14 Super Electra
  • Registration of aircraft: 6
  • Aviation company name: Aviation Dalstroi

Chronology of events:

At an altitude of approximately 100-150 m above the village took Berelekh failure of the left engine. The pilot began to make the right turn to return to the airfield. The right engine at the same time began to smoke heavily. At the turn it took place with an increase in the rate of loss of the right bank. The plane's nose down and crashed into the ground at a distance of 10 km from the airport in 10 15 hours min. The collision took place strong explosion with a fire in the future. The passengers and crew were killed.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 7: 4 3 crew members and passengers. Total killed 7 people: crew 4, 3 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: climb
  • Identified causes of the crash: crew error, equipment failure
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Lockheed L-14 Super Electra
  • Aircraft ID: 6
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
Flight data:
  • Tour type: Transport
  • Aviation Company: Aviation Dalstroi
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Berelёh
  • Flying in: Zyryanka
  • Original item: Berelёh
  • A final point: Zyryanka
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • Alex Yul'evich Zimze - crew commander
  • Alexey Gritsenko Amvrosievich - mechanic
  • Ivan Danilovich Polystratus the Epicurean - aviamotorist 
  • Timothy Antonovich Salnikov - radio operator Zimze Alex Yul'evich - crew commander