Accident Yakovlev Yak-52 LY-ALJ, 23 Jul 1997
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121147
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Type:Silhouette image of generic YK52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Yakovlev Yak-52
Registration: LY-ALJ
MSN: 8910115
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bagber Farm Strip, Blandford, Dorset -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Bagber Farm Strip, Blandford, Dorset
Investigating agency: AAIB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 23 July 1997 when ran off the runway and overturned on landing at Bagber Farm Strip, Blandford, Dorset. According to the following extract from the official AAIB report:

"The pilot flew an approach and landing at a private strip which had a grass surface and was approximately 605 metres in length;the landing was slightly long. The meteorological conditions were good with no significant cloud, excellent visibility and calm winds

After landing, when the pilot applied the brakes, the aircraft veered left off the runway surface, and into an area of longer, damp grass. The aircraft then ran into a hedge at approximately 25 knot and flipped on to its back".

The AAIB report notes that the damage to the Yak-52 was "Fuselage buckled, other damage to canopy, wings and engine cowling". All of which were presumably enough to render the airframe as "damaged beyond economic repair". The Lithuanian registration LY-ALJ was cancelled on 23 March 1998



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

17-Mar-2011 12:51 TB Added
18-Mar-2011 05:42 TB Updated [Source]
26-May-2013 18:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Jun-2013 16:55 TB Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Apr-2015 22:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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