Plane crash near Lee-2 Anadyr. 1956
Plane crash near Lee-2 Anadyr. 1956

Plane crash Li-2 Magadan Far Eastern Air Group TU GVF near Anadyr

  • Date of the crash: 09.12.1956, the
  • The time of the crash: 00: 40
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Magadan region, Chukotka, near Anadyr
  • Aircraft type: Li-2
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSRL5033
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Department: Far Eastern Territorial Department of CAF, Magadan Air Group

Chronology of events:

Crew 194 air transport unit after the night in the airport Uelkal held off in 00: 20 MSK. On board were 580 7 kg of cargo and passengers. Flight level was set at 1500 m. The crew 00: 27 reported in Anadyr that made visual flight and requested weather. The crew 00: 40 newly established connection to the airport Anadyr and asked whether there are flights from Anadyr aircraft in Providence Bay. Contact this ended and was not renewed any more. The aircraft was found in 35 km northeast of Anadyr in 8 km left of the desired course on the mountainside of the Golden Mountains.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 12: 5 7 crew members and passengers. Total killed 12 people: crew 5, 7 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • A flight stage: reduction
  • Identified causes of the crash: crew error
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Lee-2
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-L5033
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 31.05.1950
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 18435609
  • Hours aircraft: 5333
  • Engines: PM PM 123563 123573
Flight data:
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Department: Far Eastern Territorial Department of CAF, Magadan Air Group
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Uelkal
  • Flying in Anadyr
  • Original item: Lawrence
  • A final point: Anadyr
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • checks, flight instructor Ivan Kruchinin
  • KBC Stepan H. Abrahamyan
  • the co-pilot Anatoly Eden
  • mechanic Anatoly T. Ulanov
  • radio operator Leonid G. Alexandrov

I want to correct the inaccuracy: LEE-2 was shot down by the Americans when they found the plane, saw holes in the plating and traces of snowmobiles leaving towards Alaska. Valuable cargo was stolen.
Checking Ivan Ivanovich Kruchinin my grandfather.


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