Plane crash Li-2 near the a / d Vilnius. 1959
Plane crash Li-2 near the a / d Vilnius. 1959

Plane crash Li-2 Lithuania OAS CAF near the a / d Vilnius

  • Date of the crash: 17.12.1959, the
  • The time of the crash: 09: 54
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Location of the crash: the Lithuanian SSR, near Vilnius
  • Aircraft type: Li-2
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR84587
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Lithuanian separate formations GVF, 43 ae
  • Flight: 345 

Chronology of events:

The plane, narrowly missing the right plane of the ground, began to enter the left bank of more value deviated from the direction of take-off to the left on 26 degrees, hit the ground left wheel main landing gear, flying 260 meters and touched again on the border of the airfield ground first tail wheel, then left wheel main landing gear. The aircraft, soaring, flying from the right bank still 240 m, landed, crashed into a hill, and collapsing, fell into the ravine, shot down the two pillars, the right turned to 90 degrees from the take-off rate and burned.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 9: 5 4 crew members and passengers. Total killed 1 people: 1 crew members.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: take-off
  • Identified causes of the crash: crew error
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Lee-2
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-84587
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: October 1948 city
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 18431507
  • Hours aircraft: 13210
  • Engines: PM 123082 811-4269
Flight data:
  • Flight: 345
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Lithuanian separate formations GVF, 43 ae
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • I am flying from Vilnius
  • Flying in Riga
  • Original item: Vilnius
  • A final point: Leningrad (highway)
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Boris Semenovich Pautov
  • copilot Igor Urbanowicz
  • flight engineer Oleg Shubaderov
  • radio operator glory G. loons
  • navigator Nikolai Babanakov