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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17663
Last updated: 18 April 2021
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Date:01-MAY-2008
Time:20:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev Yak-52TW
Owner/operator:private
Registration: YR-UAA
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Aurel Vlaicu Airport, Bucharest -   Romania
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Tuzla (LRTZ), Constanta
Destination airport:Bucuresti Baneasa (LRBS/BBU)
Narrative:
On the evening of the 1st May 2008, the traffic on the Aurel Vlaicu International Airport, Bucharest's older and smaller airport, was stopped because of a belly landing of a Yakovlev Yak-52 plane that was coming from the small village of Tuzla, Constanţa (near the Black Sea). The plane had Dan Ştefănescu, a Blue Air Company, the plane owner, in the back seat and Laurenţiu Stan, a private pilot, in the front seat. All the sources reported a failure of the landing gear, with the notable exception of the ProTV, which claimed that the pilot forgot (!) to lower the landing gear! A single incoming flight was diverted to the OTP airport because of this incident.

Sources:

1. http://www.mediafax.ro/social/traficul-pe-aeroportul-baneasa-intrerupt-temporar-dupa-o-aterizare-pe-burta.html?1688;2601438
2. http://www.protv.ro/stiri/eveniment/un-nou-incident-aviatic-pe-aeroportul-baneasa.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-May-2008 07:32 Vlad Added
10-Mar-2011 10:19 TB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source]
08-Aug-2013 10:46 oveechobee Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage]
07-Oct-2013 19:19 TB Updated [Aircraft type]

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