ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141996
Last updated: 19 May 2013
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Narrative:On its 43rd flight, the aircraft Yakovlev I-26-1 prototype made a flip roll at low altitude, entering a spin, and crashed in Bol'shaya Maslovka Street in Moscow. Chief test pilot Yulian Piontkovskiy was killed.
|Type:||Yakovlev I-26-1 (Yak-1)|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Bol'shaya Maslovka Street, Moscow -
|Phase:|| Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)|
It was concluded that the main wheels had become unlocked spontaneously during the roll. The abrupt load caused a failure of the wing structure.
OKB Yakovlev - A History of the Design Bureau and Its Aircraft
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