- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: December 30, 1967
Time: 08:28
Location: Liepaja, Latvia
Operator: Aeroflot
Flight #: A-51
Route: Riga - Liepaja
AC Type: Antonov AN-24B
Registration: CCCP-46215
cn / ln: 67302909
Aboard: 51   (passengers:46  crew:5)
Fatalities: 44   (passengers:41  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: During the approach to airplane was high above the glide slope. At an altitude of 250 m, 4 km from the runway, the crew added takeoff power and performed a missed approach. Simultaneously the right engine lost power. While the crew tried to feather the propeller, the aircraft lost altitude, rolled 40 degrees to the right and struck a snow-covered field about 500 m from the runway.
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