Plane crash Li-2 Krasnoyarsk. 1942
Plane crash Li-2 Krasnoyarsk. 1942

Plane crash Li-2 5-ferry regiment of the Krasnoyarsk airway in Krasnoyarsk

  • Date of the crash: 17.11.1942, the
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Krasnoyarsk Airport
  • Aircraft type: Li-2
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSRL3965
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division :: 5-th Regiment ferry ITC

Chronology of events:

The plane was carrying technicians and pilots 5-th regiment ferry AB Ladd (Alaska) to overtake the American planes in the USSR. On board were also 10 civilians. Plane after take off in a westerly direction performed a U-turn at low altitude on 180 degrees. At the time of flight of the airfield he first banked to the right, then to the left, he performs the "peck" and hit the ground not far from the other aircraft, which was preparing to take off. Li-2, after plunging to the ground exploded.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 30: 4 26 crew members and passengers. Total killed 30 people: crew 4, 26 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: take-off
  • Identified causes of the crash: crew error
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Lee-2
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-L3965
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 1941
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 1841703
Flight data:
  • Tour type: Transport
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: 5-th Regiment ferry ITC
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Krasnoyarsk
  • Flying in: Kirensk
  • Original item: Krasnoyarsk
  • A final point: Fairbanks (Ladd)
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • QC Mr. Dmitry Barkov
  • navigator Peter Esin
  • borttehnik ml. voen.teh. Nikolai Dubovitsky
  • HRV Georgy Prohvatinov

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