Accident Yakovlev Yak-52 135 red, 09 May 1993
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 186669
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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
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.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
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.


Revision history:

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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