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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 186669
Last updated: 20 March 2021
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Date:09-MAY-1993
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev Yak-52
Owner/operator:Tagil Aviation Club
Registration: 135 red
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:18
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nizhny Tagil, Sverdlovsk region -   Russia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Yak-52 was scheduled to fly over a pond during the Victory Day parade on May 9. Instead the pilot decided to perform unauthorized aerobatics over land. While performing a barrel roll, the pilot lost control and the aircraft crashed in the crowd. A total of 19 persons were killed.

Sources:

http://crown-airforce.narod.ru/accident/yak52crash.html
http://www.v-tagile.ru/novosti-nizhnego-tagila/obshchestvo/eto-byla-nastoyashchaya-myasorubka-25-let-aviakatastrofe-v-nizhnem-tagile-vinovnykh-v-gibeli-19-chelovek-ne-nakazali-do-sikh-por


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Apr-2016 12:30 ASN Added
12-May-2018 11:32 harro Updated [Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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