Plane crash in Lee-2 Seimchan area. 1950
Plane crash in Lee-2 Seimchan area. 1950

Plane crash Li-2 Air Group Dalstroi near Seimchan

  • Date of the crash: 13.08.1950, the
  • The time of the crash: 10: 50
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Location of the crash: Magadan region, 18 km northeast of the village. Canyon, 72 km north-west of the airport settlement. Seimchan
  • Aircraft type: Li-2
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSRH955
  • Aviation company name: Aviation Dalstroi

Chronology of events:

In 10: 15 polls of local residents, a plane over the village. Canyon flew heading south, he turned to the west and after about 20 minutes. flying over at low altitude over the village to the east from the west. Around 10: 40 2-Lee turned in 32 km from Canyon to the valley Inviting River to the north. Crashing a hill, the plane is completely destroyed. Plane crash took place at 10: 50 20 to km to the west from the road Zyrianka-Seimchan.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 5: 5 crew members. Total killed 5 people: 5 crew members.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: Horizontal (cruising) flight
  • Identified causes of the crash: ATC error, crew error
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Lee-2
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-H955
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 30.06.1949
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 5908
  • Hours aircraft: 706
  • Engines: AL-62IR
Flight data:
  • Tour type: Transport
  • Aviation Company: Aviation Dalstroi
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from Pevek
  • Flying in: Zyryanka
  • Original item: Pevek
  • A final point: Zyryanka
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • The commander - Anatoly Polyakov
  • The co-pilot - Eugene P. Istomin
  • 1-th mechanic - Anatoly Komarov
  • 2-th mechanic - Pavel Nikitin
  • Radio operator - Peter I. Rubtsov

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