AAIB investigation to Yak-52, G-YAKR
Stall/spin accident at low level, near Writtle, Essex, 29 March 2014.
The aircraft was carrying out a local flight when, five minutes into the flight, it was observed flying at low level. Having carried out a level turn, the aircraft climbed sharply and entered a stall or spin, from which it did not recover before striking the ground. Both occupants received fatal injuries and there was a fire. The reason the aircraft was flying at low level and the cause of the final manoeuvre could not be determined.