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Last updated: 18 January 2022
Datum:Samstag 4 März 1978
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic IL14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyuschin Il-14
Fluggesellschaft:Soviet Air Force
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:3 km (1.9 Meilen) N of Petrozavodsk Airport (PES) (   Russland)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Flug von:Petrozavodsk Airport (PES/ULPB), Russland
Flug nach:Vaskovo Airport (ULAH), Russland
The airplane crashed onto the frozen Lake Ukshozero, shortly after takeoff. The six crew members and one passenger died in the crash. Debris partially sunk. The crew likely lost spatial orientation after entering clouds following a failure of the artificial horizon.



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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Petrozavodsk Airport to Vaskovo Airport as the crow flies is 420 km (263 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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.
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