Bad maneuver blamed for training plane crash in Aktobe 22 сентября 2013, 16:18
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L-39 aircraft. Photo courtesy of dogswar.ru
The official cause of the crash of an L-39 training plane in Aktobe have been unvaield, Tengrinews reports citing the Investigation Commission of Kazakhstan Interior Ministry.
It their report the investigators state that the plane crashed because of “stall angle overshoot at the final stage of the flight that resulted in the plane's stalling” that caused a contact with the ground and triggered emergency ejection that could not provide safe ejection due to insufficient altitude.
The investigation has not been completed with the report. Phototechnical and medical-technical checks are yet to be held. A criminal case was initiated over violation of flight rules and flight preparations.
The L-39 aircraft owned by Talgat Begeldinov Air Defense Military Institute was completing a training flight when it crashed into a hangar after closely avoiding a collision with a passenger plane. The accident claimed the lives of the Military Institute’s Flights Safety Supervisor Сommander Yevgeniy Vissarionov and the second-year student of the Military Institute Arman Massalimov who were in the plane.