Accident Let Z-37 Cmelák unregistered, 12 Sep 2021
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 267621
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Time:04:50 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic Z37P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Let Z-37 Cmelák
Registration: unregistered
MSN: Z-37-1100
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Kmytiv village, Korostyshiv district, Zhytomyr region -   Ukraine
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:N/A
Destination airport:N/A
Investigating agency: NBAAI Ukraine
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
During private flight with purpose of agricultural work, airplane lost safe altitude and collided with ground. As a result, pilot was seriously injured, airplane received significant damage. The flight was performed in visual meteorological conditions.
The aircraft was not registered and did not have an airworthiness certificate.

The cause of the accident - the forced landing of the aircraft outside the airfield, which led to serious injuries to the pilot and significant damage to the structural elements of the Z-37 Čmelák aircraft, was an engine shutdown.
The most probable reason for stopping of the engine was the lack of fuel in the left fuel tank.
Factor: Human (pilot).
Event category: FUEL.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NBAAI Ukraine
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

12-Sep-2021 17:39 gerard57 Added
12-Sep-2021 19:56 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code]
12-Sep-2021 19:57 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
13-Sep-2021 08:36 Serhii Updated [Time, Registration, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category]
18-Dec-2021 20:40 harro Updated [Cn, Narrative, Accident report]

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