|Aircraft registration number||RA-17812|
|Accident site||in Polyarny Airport of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)|
|Aircraft operator||"ALROSA Airlines" JSC|
|The date of the completion of the investigation (report)|
|Number of fatalities||0|
|Degree of aircraft destruction||aircraft partially damaged|
report_ra-17812.pdf (1.48 MB)
The accident with An-2 RA-17812 aircraft owned by "ALROSA Airlines" JSC occurred in Polyarny Airport of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) on August 11, 2016. According to the available information 3 members on board didn't suffer, the aircraft was damaged.
The Interstate Aviation Committee has formed the Investigation team of the accident in accordance with the Russian Aviation Legislation. The Investigation team started its work.
The Interstate Aviation Committee Investigation team has completed the investigation of the accident with An-2 RA-17812 aircraft owned by Air Company ALROSA, CJSC, occurred in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) on 11.08.2016.
Most probably the accident with An-2 RA-17812 aircraft was caused by miscommunication of crew members after landing, which was normally performed by co-pilot, during control transfer to PIC in order to decelerate and complete landing run that with in the presence of normal left crosswind resulted in aircraft overrun of RWY and the airfield graded area, and in the aircraft damage.
Most probably, the contributing factors were as follows:
- Аn-2 RA-17812 aircraft design features related to the possibility to perform wheel braking only from PIC's station and also lack of a tailwheel lock mechanism;
- lack of aircraft after landing control transfer procedure and appropriate commands when landing was performed by co-pilot whether in An-2 AFM or in Air Company ALROSA FOM.
Appropriate safety recommendations based on the investigation results were developed.