MI-8T RA-24614 10.10.2014

Accident date10.10.2014
Investigation status
Aircraft registration numberRA-24614
Place of aircraft departure
Airport of departure
Intended destination
Intended Airport of arrival
Accident siteРеспублика Тыва, 109 км в истинном азимуте 68 градусов от КТА аэродрома Кызыл
Latitude52°01'44,42'' NL
Longitude095°48'22,30'' EL
Aircraft typeMI-8T
Serial №
Aircraft operator
Aircraft ownerРПК "АК "ТуваАвиа"
The date of the completion of the investigation (report)30.03.2016
Number of fatalities14
Victims accuracy
Degree of aircraft destructionaircraft destroyed

report_ra-24614.pdf (3.36 MB)

Aviation typeCommercial
Works type

10 august 2015

     Fragments of Mi-8T RA-24614 missing aircraft operated by Tuva Airlines were found at the rising ground (at the altitude 2300 2400 m) in 100 km from Kyzyl a/p on August 7, 2015. According to the preliminary information 10 people remains were found, the aircraft was destroyed, there are signs of fire.  
     In connection with aircraft detection the Investigation team proceeded to the accident site.

15 april 2016

The Investigation team of the Interstate Aviation Committee has completed the investigation of the accident with Mi-8T RA-24614 helicopter owned by "TyvaAvia Airlines" of aerospace industry occurred in the Republic of Tyva (RF) on October 10, 2014.

The accident with Mi-8T RA-24614 helicopter was caused by the crew visual orientation and its real position loss in conditions not corresponding with VFR operations, at unauthorized low altitude that resulted in controlled flight into mountain ridge. 

The PIC didn't take timely decision to interrupt flight under the en-route meteorological conditions.

 The appropriate safety recommendations based on the investigation results were developed.