Accident with Z-37 «Cmelak» occurred near Kmytiv village, Zhytomyr region.
At 05.30 UTC, during private flight with purpose of agricultural works by unregistered Z-37 Čmelák aircraft, because of engine failure a forced landing occured. During forced landing aircraft collided with the ground with the tail wheel and the main landing gear wheels, which then collapsed under the fuselage. The propeller and engine was severly damaged as well becasuse of hitting the ground. As a result of accident, pilot (PIC) was seriously injured. Aircraft was severly damaged.
Technical investigation has been completed, NBAAI issued Final Report (Ukrainian language).
Preliminary report from 12th October 2021 (Ukrainian language).
Local time: 07:30 12-09-2021
Location: near Kmitiv village
Aircraft type: Aircraft
Model: Z-37 «Cmelak»
Registration Number: Unregistered
Flight type: Agricultural works
The level of damage: Significant
Event category: Accident
Flight phase: En route