Yakovlev (Aerostar)

Small Crash Kills 4 in Russia

Monday, July 14, 2014
By George Hatcher

On July 13, 2014, around 18:00 Moscow time, a Yakovlev Yak-18T crashed in Ryazan, Russia six miles from Spassk killing four. Initially, police reported three dead: the pilot and two passengers. However the names have been released, and there were four aboard. The report said that a local resident engaged the plane in agricultural... »

Plane Crashes at Stevens Point Air Show, Pilot Killed

Monday, June 2, 2014
By George Hatcher
Plane Crashes at Stevens Point Air Show, Pilot Killed

A 1993 YAK-55M single engine plane crashed at Stevens Point Municipal Airport, Portage County, Wisconsin, while performing in an air show just before 12:30 p.m. on June 1. The single-seater plane especially designed for aerobatics competitions was performing aerial maneuvers during the aerobatics portion of the biennial air show when it crashed into a... »

Yak Crashes Strawberry Field

Friday, October 25, 2013
By George Hatcher

A Yakovlev Yak-18T owned by Enjoair Clanwilliam and flying out of Stellenbosch Airport in S. Africa crashed, killing the pilot. The plane suffered engine failure thirty minutes after takeoff. The pilot lost the engine at around 200′ and tried turning back back. The plane spun into the strawberry field hothouses. The plane impacted and... »

Bereg Radosti Air show Crash

Tuesday, August 20, 2013
By George Hatcher
Bereg Radosti Air show  Crash

During the Bereg Radosti aerial /song show festival in Siberia, a Yakovlev Yak-52 plane crashed, killing a pilot and injuring spectators: a girl born in 1995 and a man born in 1959. The operator was Dosaaf ROSTO. The plane fell into the Tommot River in the republic of Yakutia while the pilot was trying... »

Yak-18 Emergency Landing Underwater

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
By George Hatcher
Yak-18 Emergency Landing Underwater

ON AUGUST 11, 2013, a Aero Park “Voskresenka” Samara-operated Yakovlev Yak-18 made an emergency landing at the Volga river. The pilot was the only one aboard and he was unhurt. Rescue services responding included Main Directorate of MOE Russia in Samara region: 18 people, 6 pieces of equipment; Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations: 7... »

Smoke Cancels Russian Flight

Thursday, December 6, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Yakovlev Yak-42 Where: Surgut Airport, Russia When: Dec 5, 2012 Who: 120 aboard, 113 passengers Why: Taxi for take-off was aborted when the Yak 42’s cabin filled with smoke. The captain reported the smoke to ATC, and passengers evacuated safely. No cause for the smoke has been determined. Download article as PDF »

Vladimir Puchkov in Emergency Landing in Russia

Sunday, December 2, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Yak-42 en route to Novosibirsk Where: Tolmachevo Airport When: Nov 30, 2012 Who: 38 aboard, no injuries Why: Vladimir Puchkov’s transportation failed when a Yak-42 lost one of three engines while en route to Novosibirsk. THe engine began to vibrate and was shut down, which is standard procedure. Pilots made a safe landing... »

Two Die in Russian Flight School Engine Failure

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
By George Hatcher
Two Die in Russian Flight School Engine Failure

What: Sasovskoye Civil Aviation Flying School Yakovlev YAK-18T Where: Petelino, Russia When: Nov 7, 2012 Who: 2 aboard, 2 fatalities Why: On November 7, 2012 at 2:36 pm, on the Petelino landing pad the Yak-18 RA-44302 Sasovskoye (Sasovo) flight school MTU CR FATA plane was in an accident. The crew performed accounting and training... »

Tragic Crash of Free Club Flight

Saturday, September 1, 2012
By George Hatcher
Tragic Crash of Free Club Flight

What: Aeroclub “Aviaservice” Yakovlev Yak-18T Where: Katunino, Russia When: Sept 1, 2012 Who: 4 aboard, 4 fatalities Why: At 4.45 pm Moscow time, the light Yak-18 crashed in the Russian village of Katunino. There were four aboard the plane at the time of the crash. The plane crashed 300 meters from the runway and... »

Two NZ Doctors Lost in Crash of Private Plane

Tuesday, January 24, 2012
By George Hatcher
Two NZ Doctors Lost in Crash of Private Plane

What: Yakovlev Yak-52TW Where: Feilding, New Zealand When: Jan 23 2012 10:45 a.m. Who: 2 fatalities Why: A plane left Taonui Aerodrome and twenty-five minutes later was engaging in acrobatics,when it flew upside down, made a loop and then crash dived on to the grounds of the Timona Recreational Reserve. The plane shattered into... »

RSS Plane Crash News


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  • U.S. Office of Special Counsel
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