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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39367
Last updated: 29 July 2020
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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:Harlass R. Moore t/a Moore Flying Inc
Registration: N2215C
C/n / msn: 888413
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Caruthersville Municipal Airport, Caruthersville, Missouri -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:West Memphis, Arkansas
Destination airport:Caruthersville Municipal Airport, Caruthersville, Missouri (M05)
Investigating agency: NTSB
On November 29, 1994, at 1553 central standard time (CST), a Yakovlev YAK-52, N2215C, operated as a personal airplane by Harlass P. Moore of Caruthersville, Missouri, impacted level terrain at the Caruthersville Municipal Airport (M05), Caruthersville, Missouri, and was destroyed.

The flight operated under 14 CFR Part 91 as a personal flight, had originated from West Memphis, Arkansas, at an undetermined time, and no flight plan was filed. Upon arrival at M05, the airplane was observed overflying the airport, then making a second pass and performing a roll over the airport at approximately 1000 feet above ground level (agl) and continuing southeast. A short time later the airplane was observed approaching from the southeast, rolling inverted at approximately 300 feet agl, and stabilizing inverted for a few seconds. The nose then dropped to near vertical, and the airplane impacted the ground near the airport boundary.

The commercial rated pilot sustained fatal injuries, and a post-crash fire occurred. The cockpit area was destroyed, and minor damage occurred to the surrounding crops and field.


1,NTSB Identification: CHI95DCA01 at
2. FAA:

Revision history:

24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
08-Aug-2016 16:37 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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