Date & Time: Oct 4, 1938
Type of aircraft:
Survey / Patrol / Reconnaissance
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The crew of the DC-3, among them Head of Staff Lisikov, was taking part to a SAR mission following the recent disappearance of a Tupolev ANT-37bis (TB-3) registered CCCP-N037 and christened 'Rodina' in the region of Komsomolsk-on-Amur. While cruising in formation with another TB-3, the pilot made a mistake and the DC-3 hit the top of the empennage of the TB-3 and crashed in a field. All five occupants were killed. The fate of the other aircraft is unknown.