- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: March 25, 1951
Time: 0442
Location: Irkutsk, Russia
Operator: Aeroflot
Flight #: ?
Route: Irkutsk - Chita - Yakutsk
AC Type: Lisunov LI-2
Registration: CCCP-L4790
cn / ln: 184 341 04
Aboard: 13   (passengers:9  crew:4)
Fatalities: 12   (passengers:8  crew:4)
Ground: 0
Summary: The third cylinder of the right engine failed in flight, causing the engine to catch fire. With one engine inoperative and flying in icing conditions and turbulence, the aircraft was unable to maintain height, hit trees and crashed.
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