Airbus A-321-211 VQ-BOZ 15.08.2019

Accident date15.08.2019
Investigation statusInvestigation is active
Aircraft registration numberVQ-BOZ
Place of aircraft departure
Airport of departureZhukovsky International Airport
Intended destination
Intended Airport of arrivalSimferopol International Airport
Accident sitenear Zhukovsky International Airport of the Moscow region
LatitudeN 55⁰30′39.00″
LongitudeE 038⁰15′09.34″
Aircraft typeAirbus A-321-211
Serial №2117
Aircraft operatorUral Airlines JSC
Aircraft ownerRoyal Flight Limited (Ireland)
The date of the completion of the investigation (report)
Number of fatalities0
Victims accuracyfinal
Degree of aircraft destructionaircraft destroyed
Aviation typeCommercial
Works type

15 august 2019

On 15.08.2019 near Zhukovsky International Airport of the Moscow region the accident (crash) occurred involving Airbus A-321-211 VQ-BOZ aircraft owned by Ural Airlines JSC. According to the available information the crew members and passengers on board survived. Several people sought medical treatment. There are no victims and destruction on the ground.

The Interstate Aviation Committee has formed an Investigation team in accordance with the Russian Aviation Legislation. The Investigation team has started its work.

18 august 2019

The Investigation team appointed by the Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) for the investigation of the accident involving Airbus A-321 VQ-BOZ aircraft owned by Ural Airlines occurred on August 15 near Ramenskoye Airport (Zhukovsky City, Moscow Region, Russia) continues its work at the accident site.

In the IAC laboratory the onboard flight recorders were examined. The examination showed the good condition of both flight recorders (CVR and FDR) and the presence of the data related to the last flight. The data decoding and analysis are in progress.  

Different specialists take part in the air accident investigation; Rosaviatsia (FATA) representatives participate, as well as the representatives of Ural Airlines. As provided by the ICAO Annex 13, the accredited representative from BEA is appointed by France (the State of Design and the State of Manufacture both of the aircraft and engines).

Experts from aircraft and engine company-manufacturer and company designer are invited. United Kingdom also has appointed the accredited representative as the aircraft State of Registry (Bermudas).

19 august 2019

In answer to the media questions related to the procedure and terms of Airbus A-321 VQ-BOZ aircraft operated by Ural Airlines recovery, the investigator-in-charge informs of the following.

In accordance with the provisions of the Air Code of the Russian Federation, the recovery of the distressed aircraft from the accident site is to be carried out by the aircraft operator. The accident site security, as well as the permission for taking photo and video for purposes other than the accident investigation, does not fall under the jurisdiction of the Investigation team.