Plane crash Li-2 Polar Aviation Glavsevmorputi over the Barents Sea near the Varandey
Plane crash Li-2 over the Barents Sea in the area of ​​Varandey. 1948

Plane crash Li-2 Polar Aviation Glavsevmorputi over the Barents Sea near the Varandey

  • Date of the crash: 16.09.1948, the

  • The time of the crash: 19: 17

  • Country of the crash: the USSR

  • Location of the crash: the Barents Sea, between about. Varandey about. Matveev and Cape Medynskiy Inversion

  • Aircraft type: Li-2

  • Registration of aircraft: SSSRN464

  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)

  • Division :: Polaris Office Aviation Glavsevmorputi

Chronology of events: The crew 18: 07 reported that vviduvyrabotki fuel will conduct an emergency landing off the coast of the Kara Strait Gate. Radio transmission from the aircraft was later nervous and includes the requirement of filing Amderma Ust-Kara and radio signals for bearing and requests for aircraft to follow. It was also reported bad weather, expenditure of fuel, and that the aircraft in search of land in the area is turned on. Vaygach and Kara Strait Gate. After hours 15 12 minutes of flight, in 19: 17, the connection was terminated. The plane went missing. Data on victims: Total on board were people 7: 7 crew members. Total killed 7 people: 7 crew members. Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: Horizontal (cruising) flight

  • Identify the causes of the crash: custom reason, crew error

Data on the plane:

  • aircraft Brand: Lee-2

  • Aircraft ID: USSR-N464

  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR

  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: December 1947 g

  • Serial number of the aircraft: 18428201

  • Hours aircraft: 430

  • Engines: 6211-352 6211-397

Flight data:

  • Tour type: Other aerial works

  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)

  • Department: Department of the Polar Aviation Glavsevmorputi

  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR

  • Flying from: Amderma

  • Flying in: Amderma

  • Original item: Amderma

  • A final point: Amderma

Additional information:
Information about the crew:

  • The commander Vladimir Adamov

  • copilot MI Troshin

  • navigator SS Kruglov

  • radio operator NA Oleinik

  • 1-th mechanic LV Golotin

  • 2-th mechanic EY Nemchenko

  • AN hydrologist Zolotov