Plane crash near Lee-2 Bodaibo. 1948
Plane crash near Lee-2 Bodaibo. 1948

Plane crash Li-2 BC UGVF near Bodaibo

  • Date of the crash: 24.04.1948, the
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Location of the crash: the Irkutsk Region, near Mamakchana
  • Aircraft type: Li-2
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSRL4460
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division :: East Siberian territorial administration GVF, 11 atoms

Chronology of events:

The plane fell into the sometimes snow squalls. The flight took place in an environment of increasing turbulence, which created banks to 50-60 degree and causes deformation of the wing and fuselage. According to the only one who survived to this point, all passengers fainted and were scattered randomly around the cabin. The plane had Mamakan (in 15 km west of Bodaibo) entered in snow squalls. In conditions of extreme turbulence, he lost control and collided with the left roll iced river Vitim.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 29: 4 25 crew members and passengers. Total killed 28 people: crew 4, 24 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • A flight stage: horizontal (cruising) flight
  • Identify the causes of the crash: Error ATC, weather, crew error
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Lee-2
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-L4460
Flight data:
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: East Siberian territorial administration GVF, 11 atoms
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: State unknown
  • Flying from: Kirensk
  • Flying in: Bodaibo
  • Original item: Irkutsk
  • A final point: Bodaibo
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC VT Bykov
  • Copilot Krupin