|Aircraft registration number
|Place of aircraft departure
|Airport of departure
|Intended Airport of arrival
|в районе н.п. Новозавидовский Конаковского района Тверской области
|The date of the completion of the investigation (report)
|Number of fatalities
|Degree of aircraft destruction
Non-fatal accident with Mi-2 RA-14279 private helicopter occurred near Novozavidovsky locality, Konakovsky district,Tver region (RF) on November 13, 2014. According to the available information two pilots and a passenger were on board. The rotorcraft sustained significant damage.
The Interstate Aviation Committee has formed the Investigation team of this accident in accordance with the Russian Aviation Legislation. The Investigation team started its work.
The Investigation team of the Interstate Aviation Committee has completed the investigation of the accident with Mi-2 RA-14279 private helicopter occurred in the Tver region (RF) on November 13, 2014.
Most probably the accident with Mi-2 RA-14279 private helicopter was caused by the pilot failure to properly monitor altitude during approach procedure in dusk over the smooth surface (zero wind) that resulted in controlled flight into water surface.
Contributing factor to the accident was PIC's failure to switch radio altimeter on before operation that was violation of Mi-2 helicopter FOM regulations.
The appropriate safety recommendations based on the investigation results were developed.