ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75925
Last updated: 21 December 2014
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Date:11-JUN-1997
Time:09:14
Type:Silhouette image of generic L39 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aero Vodochody L-39ZA Albatros
Owner/operator:20 Group, Romanian Air Force
Registration: 118
C/n / msn: 132018
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Timisoara TSR -   Romania
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Timisoara, (TSR/LRTR)
Destination airport:Timisoara, (TSR/LRTR)
Narrative:
Flew into the ground while performing a loop at the end of the runway at Timisoara, during an aerobatic display rehearsal for an airshow.

Neither crew member - later named as Cpt. Cdr. Gheorghe Petre Cretu and Gen. Ioan Stan - ejected and both were killed in the crash

Sources:
Air Forces Monthly SEP 2002, p62
http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Country-By-Country/Romania.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jul-2010 11:08 TB Added
04-Nov-2011 10:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Time, Registration, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Jan-2012 13:00 87.211.83.33 Updated [[Date, Time, Registration, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]]
09-May-2014 07:55 oveechobee Updated [Cn, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
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