- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: June 14, 1953
Time: ?
Location: Near Zugdidi, Georgia
Operator: Aeroflot
Flight #: 229
Route: Krasnodar - Tbilisi
AC Type: Ilyushin IL-2
Registration: L1375
cn / ln: ?
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.
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