Date & Time: Jul 26, 1941 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas DC-3
Operator:
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Yedrovo - Andreapol
Country:
Russia
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
15
Pax fatalities:
5
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
7
Circumstances:
The captain decided to reduce his altitude while over the Lake Sig to avoid German fighters. In doing so, the aircraft was too low and hit the water surface before crashing and sinking. Seven people were killed.