Plane crash Li-2 in the mountains of the Polar Urals. 1948
Plane crash Li-2 in the mountains of the Polar Urals. 1948

Plane crash Li-2 Polar Aviation Glavsevmorputi in the mountains of the Polar Urals

  • Date of the crash: 07.03.1948, the
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Tyumen region, Yamalo-of-Paix Netem
  • Aircraft type: Li-2
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSRN444
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division :: Polaris Office Aviation Glavsevmorputi

Chronology of events:

7.03.ekipazh Moscow Air Group special purpose (Mahon) flew on a regular flight from Amderma-Dudinka. On board were 14 passengers, including two children. The aircraft did not arrive at the destination airport and missing. It was established that during the flight to the west from the east took head-on collision of the aircraft and the mountains.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 20: 6 14 crew members and passengers. Total killed 20 people: crew 6, 14 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: Horizontal (cruising) flight
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Lee-2
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-N444
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
Flight data:
  • Flight type: Chartered passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Department: Department of the Polar Aviation Glavsevmorputi
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Dudinka
  • Flying in: Amderma
  • Original item: Dudinka
  • A final point: Amderma
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Vladimir Popov
  • the co-pilot Vladimir B. Kroc
  • navigator Vasily Romanovich Sivakov
  • mechanic Grigory Nemytov
  • second flight engineer Evgeny Fedorovich Kharitonov
  • radio operator Alexis Gukov