MI-2 RA-23709 21.06.2016

Accident date21.06.2016
Investigation status
Aircraft registration numberRA-23709
Place of aircraft departure
Airport of departure
Intended destination
Intended Airport of arrival
Accident siteп.п. ОКБ №1 города Екатеринбурга
LatitudeN 56°48.513'
LongitudeE 060°33.418'
Aircraft typeMI-2
Serial №
Aircraft operator"Vector" Aviation Industry Company
Aircraft ownerООО "Уральский завод строительных профилей"
The date of the completion of the investigation (report)23.08.2017
Number of fatalities0
Victims accuracy
Degree of aircraft destructionaircraft substantially damaged

report_ra-23709.pdf (1.92 MB)

Aviation typeCommercial
Works type

22 june 2016

Non-fatal accident with Mi-2 RA-23709 helicopter owned by "Vector" Aviation Industry Company occurred at Reshety landing site (40 km to the east of Yekaterenburg, RF) on June 21, 2016. According to the available information one pilot was on board, 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.

31 august 2017

Investigation team of the Interstate Aviation Committee has completed the investigation of the accident with Mi-2 RA-23709 helicopter owned by the Aviation Industry Company VECTOR, LLC occurred on the landing site of the Regional clinical hospital No 1 of the town of Yekaterinburg (RF) on 21.06.2016.

The non-fatal accident of Mi-2 RA-23709 helicopter was caused by the tail rotor contact with ground with its subsequent destruction at the attempt of the PIC to abort takeoff.

Most probably the following factors contributed to the accident:

- the PIC's failure to sel ect the safe technique to take off fr om the Regional clinical hospital No 1 landing site;

- the failure of the PIC to take into account the present obstacles along the takeoff heading;

- the PIC’s uncoordinated control inputs.

Appropriate safety recommendations based on the investigation results were developed.