DA-40 RA-02654 18.06.2015

Accident date18.06.2015
Investigation status
Aircraft registration numberRA-02654
Place of aircraft departure
Airport of departure
Intended destination
Intended Airport of arrival
Accident siteОренбургская область, посадочная площадка "Бугуруслан-главный" Бугурусланского летного училища
Aircraft typeDA-40
Serial №
Aircraft operatorНе предусмотрен
Aircraft ownerRussian Federation
The date of the completion of the investigation (report)27.01.2016
Number of fatalities2
Victims accuracy
Degree of aircraft destructionaircraft destroyed

report_RA-02654.pdf (2.43 MB)

Aviation typeGA
Works type

18 june 2015

     The accident with DA-40 RA-02654 aircraft owned by "FGBOU VPO SPBGU GA" occurred at Buguruslan a/p (the Orenburg Region, RF) on June 18, 2015. According to the available information the pilot and trainee were killed, the aircraft was destroyed.
     The Interstate Aviation Committee has assigned the Investigation team of this accident in accordance with the Russian Aviation Legislation. The investigation team has started its work.

28 january 2016

The Investigation team of the Interstate Aviation Committee has completed the investigation of the accident with DA 40 NG RA-02654 aircraft of Buguruslan Flight School of Civil Aviation - Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Professional Education of Saint-Petersburg State University branch occurred at Burguslan Glavhy Airfield landing place on June 18, 2015. 

Most probably the accident with DA 40 NG RA-02664 aircraft was caused by aircraft stall entry at the altitude not sufficient for recovery performing engine failure training not specified by flight assignment.

Contributing factors could be:

- light alcohol intoxication condition of the pilot-instructor;

- lack of monitoring system for procedure and sequence of training flight programmes implementation;

- training flight procedure irregularities in Buguruslan Flight School of Civil Aviation consisting in the lack of distinct regulation of operations and actions during engine failure training operations; 

- non conformity of "Single personal training programme for training personnel" developed by Flight-Engineering Center of Saint-Petersburg State University of Civil Aviation to it aims and objectives;

- irregularities in methodological and professional training of PIC-instructor resulted in afterthought / incorrect measures on aircraft normal mode recovery.

The appropriate safety recommendations based on the investigation results were developed.