ЕЭВС «КАВ-44» RA-1975G 23.07.2014

Accident date23.07.2014
Investigation status
Aircraft registration numberRA-1975G
Place of aircraft departure
Airport of departure
Intended destination
Intended Airport of arrival
Accident siteв Камчатском крае
Aircraft typeЕЭВС «КАВ-44»
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Aircraft operator
Aircraft ownerЧастное лицо
The date of the completion of the investigation (report)
Number of fatalities2
Victims accuracy
Degree of aircraft destruction
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24 july 2014

     The accident with "KAV-44 RA-1975G single-built private helicopter occurred in the Kamchatla region (RF) on July 23, 2014. According to the available information the pilot and a passenger on board were killed.
     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.

26 september 2014

      The Investigation team of the Interstate Aviation Committee has completed the investigation of the accident with «КАВ-44» RA-1975G single-built private helicopter occurred in the Kamchatka Region (RF) on July 23, 2014.
      Fatal accident with «КАВ-44» RA-1975G single-built helicopter most probably was caused by the pilot spatial disorientation performing fog operation that resulted in aircraft water collection.
      Performing operation the PIC violated 200x3000 specified minima and didn't take FOM SN-18 safety notices provision of Robinson R-44 II helicopter into consideration.
      The appropriate safety recommendations based on the investigation results were developed.