Plane crash Li-2 on the Kolyma River. 1948
Plane crash Li-2 on the Kolyma River. 1948

Plane crash Li-2 Yakut management GVF on the Kolyma River

  • Date of the crash: 22.11.1948, the
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Yakut ASSR, Kolyma River, near the village. Ryzhov, Srednekolymsky borough
  • Aircraft type: Li-2
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSRL4463
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division :: Yakut territorial administration GVF, 14 atoms

Chronology of events:

The crew decided to land on a temporary site on the bank of the Kolyma River. To aid in the cabin invited one of the passengers - the pilot of the aircraft On-2, who served with the flight of the site. The aircraft in the performance of the fourth turn unacceptably deep roll lost speed and fell into a tailspin, and with the bank on the left wing collided with the ice Kolyma River in 400 m from the boundary of the landing pad. The wreckage sank in the river.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 26: 5 21 crew members and passengers. Total killed 23 people: crew 5, 18 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: the approach
  • Identified causes of the crash: crew error
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Lee-2
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-L4463
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
Flight data:
  • Tour type: Transport
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Yakut territorial administration GVF, 14 atoms
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Zyrianka
  • Flying in: Srednekolymsk
  • Original item: Yakutsk
  • A final point: Srednekolymsk
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Mihylovich Vasily Serebryakov
  • copilot NI Golubenko
  • LT navigator Morozov
  • mechanic AL Kozyrev
  • radio operator IG Emelyanov