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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29974
Last updated: 13 May 2021
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Date:09-MAR-2001
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev Yak-52
Owner/operator:Red Star Flying Circus/ATAS
Registration: RA-02080
MSN: 9010508
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Heeten -   Netherlands
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:TeugeAirfield (EHTE)
Destination airport:TeugeAirfield (EHTE)
Investigating agency: Dutch Safety Board
Narrative:
Crashed in a field after failing to recover from a flat spin.

Causes
The cause of the accident was the inability of the pilot and the instructor of the Yak-52 to recover timely from the flat spin.
Contributing factors
The aircraft characteristics which make the recovery from a flat spin more time consuming and more difficult compared to most other aircraft.
Unfamiliarity with the required flat spin recovery technique.
Insufficient awareness of the importance of the type experience on the Yak-52 required for aerobatic instruction on this aircraft.

Sources:

https://www.onderzoeksraad.nl/nl/page/913/ongevallen-met-russische-geregistreerde-vliegtuigen-yakovlev-52-nabij


Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: Dutch Safety Board
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 5 years and 8 months
Download report: Final report
Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
03-Mar-2009 06:18 harro Updated
17-Mar-2011 13:27 TB Updated [Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
18-Mar-2011 03:58 TB Updated [Source]
17-Feb-2013 12:58 Etienne Verhellen Updated [Source]
08-Jun-2013 17:23 TB Updated [Source]
09-Jun-2019 07:39 RobertMB Updated [Source]
22-Sep-2020 06:27 harro Updated [Source, Accident report, ]
22-Sep-2020 06:30 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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