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Coordinates: 61°54′32″N 34°09′36″E / 61.90889°N 34.16000°E / 61.90889; 34.16000

Besovets (Russian: Бесовец; Finnish: Pesoutsa) is a rural locality (a village) in Prionezhsky District of the Republic of Karelia, Russia. Municipally, it is a part of Shuyskoye Rural Settlement of Prionezhsky Municipal District.

On June 20, 2011, RusAir Flight 9605 crashed near Besovets while on approach to Petrozavodsk Airport, killing forty-five and injuring seven people.[1]


  1. ^ "Crash: Rusair T134 at Petrozavodsk on Jun 20th 2011, impacted road short of runway". The Aviation Herald. June 20, 2011. Retrieved June 23, 2011.