Ми-2 RA-15643 26.12.2014

Accident date26.12.2014
Investigation status
Aircraft registration numberRA-15643
Place of aircraft departure
Airport of departure
Intended destination
Intended Airport of arrival
Accident siteв районе населенного пункта Нижняя Мактама (Альметьевского района Республики Татарстан)
Aircraft typeMI-2
Serial №
Aircraft operator
Aircraft ownerОАО «Казанское авиапредприятие»
The date of the completion of the investigation (report)
Number of fatalities0
Victims accuracy
Degree of aircraft destruction
Aviation type
Works type

26 december 2014

     The accident with Mi-2 RA-15643 helicopter owned by "Kazan Aviation Enterprise" JSC occurred near Nizhnaya locality (Almetyevsky District of the Republic of Tatarstan, RF) on December 26, 2014. According to the avaliable information the pilot and a passenger on board didn't suffer, the helicopter was destroyed.
     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.

20 may 2015

     The Investigation team of the Interstate Aviation Committee has completed the investigation of the accident with Mi-2 RA-15643 helicopter owned by Kazan Aviation Enterprise JSC occurred in the Republic of Tatarstan (RF) on December 26, 2014.
      The accident with Mi-2 RA-15643 helicopter was caused by insufficient PIC's visuospatial attention during descending and hovering that resulted in collision of the main rotor blades with aerial PTL wires. 
      Contributing factors to the accident could be:
      - lack of obstacles at the flight map track;
      - lack of aerial PTL wire marking at the area of petroleum pipeline;
      - insufficient quality of preliminary and preflight navigation training.
The appropriate safety recommendations based on the investigation results were developed.