The crash of the Yak-52 in Nizhny Tagil. 1993
The crash of the Yak-52 in Nizhny Tagil. 1993

The crash of the Yak-52 ASA Nizhny Tagil Nizhny Tagil

  • Date plane crash: 09.05.1993, the

  • Time of the crash: 13:36

  • Country of the crash: Russia

  • Location of the crash: Nizhny Tagil, Theatre Square

  • aircraft Brand: Yak-52

  • Registration of aircraft: 135

  • Name of air carrier: Rosto, Nizhny Tagil ASA

Chronology of events:

Three aircraft Yak52 of Nizhny Tagil ASK produced demonstration performances during the celebration of the center of Nizhny Tagil. On the initiative of the director of ASK, the piloting zone was moved from the airspace above the city pond to the area above the Theater Square of the city. The lower limit of the piloting zone was moved from an altitude of 200 m to an altitude of 100 m. The pilot of one of the aircraft dropped spontaneously to an altitude less than the specified pilot zone limit and made an attempt to perform a composite aerobatics pattern that was not planned by the flight task - "barrel". The plane touched the tops of the trees a little and fell on the square, and the platform, which had a lot of spectators. The plane exploded on impact and on the ground moved about 50 m towards the podium. In 17 people were seriously injured.

The crash of the Yak-52 in Nizhny Tagil. 1993

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 2: 2 crew members. On the ground was 17 people. Number of people killed 19: 2 17 crew and people on the ground.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: a flight in a circle

  • Identified causes of the crash: crew error

Data on the plane:

  • aircraft Brand: Yak-52

  • Aircraft ID: 135

  • Country where registered aircraft: Russia

Flight data:

  • Tour type: Demonstration

  • Aviation company: growth, Nizhny Tagil ASA

  • The country, which was registered aviation company: Russia

  • Flying from: Byngi

  • Flying in: Byngi

  • Original item: Byngi

  • A final point: Byngi


The findings, which investigated plane crash

The reason for the catastrophe - the lack of discipline at the pilot, which was expressed in violation of the flight tasks, reducing to a height of less safe flight and poor leadership.

Additional information:

Information about the crew:

  • KBC Danilov Aleksandr Leonidovich

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