Date & Time: Jun 26, 1935
Type of aircraft:
Savoia-Marchetti S.55
Operator:
Registration:
CCCP-L840
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Aleksandrovsk-Sakhalinski – Khabarovsk
Country:
Russia
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
3
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
9
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
12
Circumstances:
While on a flight from Aleksandrovsk-Sakhalinski to Khabarovsk, the crew encountered poor weather conditions. In low visibility due to fog, the pilot apparently tried to find a reservoir to land when the seaplane struck a mountain and crashed 67 km from Lazarev. All 12 occupants were killed.
More information and photos on http://amurmedia.ru/story/savoya/