Date: June 14, 1953
Time: 1635
Location: Near Zugdidi, Georgia
Operator: Aeroflot
Flight #: 229
Route: Krasnodar - Tbilisi
AC Type: Ilyushin IL-2
Registration: CCCP-L1375
cn / ln: 30103
Aboard: 18   (passengers:12  crew:6)
Fatalities: 18   (passengers:12  crew:6)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed after being struck by lightning. Poor planning by the crew in entering an area of deteriorating weather conditions.

Return to Home Page

Copyright Richard Kebabjian / www.planecrashinfo.com