Eurocopter AS-350 B3 RA-07275 01.11.2016

Accident date01.11.2016
Investigation statusInvestigation is finished
Aircraft registration numberRA-07275
Place of aircraft departure
Airport of departure
Intended destination
Intended Airport of arrival
Accident sitein the area of Tsimlyanskaya str. of Adler
Aircraft typeEurocopter AS-350 B3
Serial №
Aircraft operator"Eltsovka" Aviation Enterprise" CJSC
Aircraft owner"Eltsovka" Aviation Enterprise" CJSC
The date of the completion of the investigation (report)28.05.2019
Number of fatalities2
Victims accuracy
Degree of aircraft destructionaircraft substantially damaged

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Aviation typeGA
Works type

01 november 2016

The accident with Eurocopter AS-350 B3 RA-07275 helicopter owned by "Eltsovka" Aviation Enterprise" CJSC occurred in the area of Tsimlyanskaya str. of Adler on November 01, 2016. According to the available information the PIC and 5 passengers on board were injured, the rotorcraft sustained substantial damage. 

The Interstate Aviation Committee has assigned the Investigation team of the accident in accordance with the Russian Aviation Legislation. The Investigation team has started its work.

03 november 2016

The Investigation team of the fatal accident with AS-350B3 RA-07275 helicopter continues its work at the accident site.

Remained helicopter fragments were evacuated to Sochi airport where their detailed examination was carried out.   

In accordance with provisions of Annex 13 "Investigation of accidents and incidents" to Convention on International Civil Aviation experts of the Bureau of Investigation and Analysis of France - state of the helicopter designer and manufacture and also the specialists of the helicopter and engine organisations-designers joined the team work.

17 february 2017

The Interstate Aviation Committee informs about the progress of the investigation on the accident with AS 350B3e RA-07275 helicopter owned by Aircraft Enterprise "Eltsovka", CJSC.

The Interim statement (preliminary reference) on the investigation progress has been published on the IAC website.

Interim statement (preliminary reference) is issued in accordance with item 2.4.12, Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation regulations of the Russian Federation, and item 7.4, Annex 13 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (ICAO). The Interim statement includes actual information collected by the Investigation team so far.

The Investigation team continues its work on collection and analysis of information related to the crew training, assessment of the crew actions during the accident flight, and also of the aircraft and its systems' operability.

The Investigation team will issue the Final Report when the investigation is completed.

The Information presented in the Interim statement is preliminary and might be revised and updated according to the investigation results.

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