Flying fish RA-2961G 18.04.2020

Accident date18.04.2020
Investigation statusInvestigation is finished
Aircraft registration numberRA-2961G
Place of aircraft departure
Airport of departure
Intended destination
Intended Airport of arrival
Accident siteRF, Khabarovsk Territory, Khabarovsk District, Kalinka landing site (true azimuth 128 °, distance 21 km from KTA Khabarovsk (Novy) airfield)
LatitudeN 48°24′28″
LongitudeE 135°24′35″
Aircraft typeFlying fish
Serial №
Aircraft operatorPrivate person
Aircraft ownerPrivate person
The date of the completion of the investigation (report)23.04.2021
Number of fatalities4
Victims accuracyfinal
Degree of aircraft destructionaircraft destroyed

Final report (732.2 KB)

Aviation typeGA
Works type

18 april 2020

On 18.04.2020 near Kalinka Airport (Khabarovsky Krai, RF) the accident involving Flying fish RA-2961G FVSP private aircraft occurred. According to the available information the PIC and 3 passengers on board were killed, the aircraft was destroyed by fire.

The Interstate Aviation Committee has assigned an Investigation team. The Investigation team has started its work.

24 april 2020

The IAC Investigation team of the accident involving Flying fish RA-2961G FVSP amphibian continues its work the accident site at Kalinka landing site of the Khabarovsk Region of Khabarovsk Krai (RF). Appropriate sub-commissions and working groups have been established. 

The Investigation team examined the accident site and made the wreckage maps. It was determined that the aircraft was almost destroyed in the post-accident ground fire. Remained aircraft fragments were transferred to Kalinka landing site office for the secure storage. 

Regular onboard recorders (so-called black boxes) are not provided for this type of aircraft. A number of electronic devices which can contain information related to the accident flight were recovered from the accident site. The devices will be sent to the IAC laboratory. 

The subsequent report on the accident has been issued following the results of the work performed to date. The report has been sent to the concerned organizations.  

The Investigation team continues its work.