Incident Yakovlev Yak-52 ZU-CWJ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145432
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Date:Friday 4 May 2012
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Yakovlev Yak-52
Owner/operator:Merlin Trust
Registration: ZU-CWJ
MSN: 844904
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Virginia, KZN -   South Africa
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:FAVG (Virginia)
Destination airport:FAVG (Virginia)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The aircraft suffered a loss of power after take off and crash landed on the beach adjacent to Virginia Airport with the wheels retracted. The aircraft suffered damage to the propeller.


1. Plane crashes near Durban airport
2. Photo 1 on Avcom
3. Photo 2 on Avcom

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

31 August 2007 ZU-CWJ On runway 04 at Margate Aerodrome (FAMG) min

Revision history:

05-May-2012 01:10 Topaz Added
05-May-2012 01:15 Topaz Updated
05-May-2012 01:16 Topaz Updated [Source]
05-May-2012 09:33 Anon. Updated [Source]
15-May-2012 03:36 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]

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