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.

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Yak-52 G-YAKR 03-15

Published 12 March 2015