Narrative:Entered a nose-spin shortly after takeoff due to excess load plus icing of wings and fuselage. The airplane operated by tao Krasnoyarskie Vozhdushnye Trassy (transport flight of the Krasnoyarsk air route) and was attached to the 5th Aviation Ferry Regiment, flying on the ALSIB (Alaska-Siberia) route.
|Date:||Tuesday 17 November 1942|
|C/n / msn:|| 1841703|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16|
|Total:||Fatalities: 20 / Occupants: 20 |
|Aircraft damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Krasnoyarsk Airport (KJA) ( Russia)
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Nature:||Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Krasnoyarsk Airport (KJA/UNKL), Russia|
|Destination airport:||Kirensk Airport (KCK/UIKK), Russia|
Loss of control
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Distance from Krasnoyarsk Airport to Kirensk Airport as the crow flies is 951 km (594 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
- ca 5000 built
- 94th loss
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- 5th worst accident (at the time)
- 15th worst accident (currently)
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