Z-37A seriál number 25-02 was registered on August 2nd, 1983, with Slov-Air Division 05 Brno. From January 28th, 1993, it was owned by
Reas a.s. in Brno, then from November 28th, 2000, by Radek Jež, flown by Bedřich Vávra, from August 22nd, 2001, by DARA Air s.r.o., and
from March 22nd, 2006, by Air Jihlava Service, s.r.o. Airframe OK-NJB wore tiger stripes on its tail going into an overhaul in 2012, and on the
engine cowling thereafter.
This aircraft was built in 1975 and delivered to East Germany, carrying the registration DDR-SVW. In 1990, it was redesignated as D-SEVW.
It found its way to Russia in 2010, with the registration RA-1349G coming in 2015. On September 12th, 2018, fifty-two-year-old Vladimir
Zelenov was crop dusting with this aircraft when it crashed near the village of Tagay in the Ulyanovsk region. Unfortunately, the pilot did not
survive the crash.
INFO Eduard - March 2021