Plane crash C-47 on the Taimyr Peninsula. 1947
Plane crash C-47 on the Taimyr Peninsula. 1947

With the plane crash-47 Krasnoyarsk administration GVF on the Taimyr Peninsula

  • Date of the crash: 22.04.1947, the
  • The time of the crash: 21: 30
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Location of the crash: the Krasnoyarsk Territory, 180 km northwest Volochanka
  • Aircraft type: Douglas C-47
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSRL1204
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division :: Krasnoyarsk territorial administration GVF

Chronology of events:

The aircraft performed a flight on a route Krasnoyarsk-Kosisty and 19: 25 went on a return flight from Krasnoyarsk -Turuhansk - Dudinka - Hatanga -Kosisty. The crew 19: 58 reported that the engine failed. Plane in 21: 30 went last time to communicate with the airport Khatanga. Then the connection ended. After weeks 3, 11 May aircraft carried out the emergency landing in the tundra, and 24 people were found alive. It turned out that the commander and a group of eight people 26 April left the landing place to look for help. All 9 missing.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 33: 5 28 crew members and passengers. Total killed 9 people: crew 5, 4 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: Horizontal (cruising) flight
  • Identified causes of the crash: equipment failure
Data on the plane:
  • Mark Aircraft: Douglas C-47
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-L1204
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
Flight data:
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Krasnoyarsk territorial administration GVF
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from Cape Kosisty
  • Flying in: Hatanga
  • Original item: Cape Kosisty
  • A final point: Krasnoyarsk
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Tyurikov
  • copilot SL Anoshko
  • mechanic VA Pismarev
  • radio operator AD Smirnov
  • Mechanical NV Shehadanov