|Aircraft registration number||RA-23786|
|Place of aircraft departure||п.п. "Излучина"|
|Airport of departure|
|Intended Airport of arrival|
|Accident site||within Elizovo city|
|Aircraft operator||"Purga" Airlines GPA|
|Aircraft owner||"Purga" Airlines GPA|
|The date of the completion of the investigation (report)||22.04.2016|
|Number of fatalities||1|
|Degree of aircraft destruction||aircraft substantially damaged|
report_ra-23786.pdf (1.32 MB)
The accident with Mi-2 RA-23786 owned by "Purga" Airlines GPA occurred within Elizovo city (RF) on November 30, 2015. According to the available information a pilot and 2 passengers were on board. The accident resulted in one passenger fatality, the pilot and the second passenger were injured, the rotorcraft sustained substantial damage.
The Interstate Aviation Committee has assigned the Investigation team of this accident in accordance with the Russian Aviation Legislation. The Investigation team has started its work.
The Investigation team of the Interstate Aviation Committee has completed the investigation of the accident with Mi-2 RA-23786 helicopter owned by "Purga" company Ltd occurred in the Kamchatka region on November 29, 2015.
The accident with Mi-2 RA-23786 helicopter was caused by PIC's errors in the helicopter piloting technique resulted in loss of monitoring for flight and rotor speed during the emergency landing with autorotting rotor caused by unintentional helicopter engine shutoff by the passenger located in the right-hand seat of the pilot cabin.
The contributing factors were:
- deficiencies in location and route of the radio headset chord allowing free encounter of overhanging part of the chord under handles of fuel emergency shutoff valve which can provoke the valves shutoff;