|Investigation status||Investigation is active|
|Aircraft registration number||RA-24744|
|Place of aircraft departure|
|Airport of departure|
|Intended Airport of arrival|
|Accident site||near Ozerny Cordon Locality, Kurile Lake, Kamchatka Region (RF)|
|Aircraft operator||Vityaz-Aero Airline, Ltd|
|Aircraft owner||Vityaz-Aero Airline, Ltd|
|The date of the completion of the investigation (report)|
|Number of fatalities|
|Degree of aircraft destruction|
On 12.08.2021 near Ozerny Cordon Locality, Kurile Lake, Kamchatka Region (RF) the accident involving Mi-8 RA-24744 helicopter owned by Vityaz-Aero Airline, Ltd, occurred. During flight the rotorcraft fell into the water and sank down. It is reported that 3 crew members and 13 passengers were on board, 6 passengers and 2 crew members were rescued (data is being updated).
The Interstate Aviation Committee has formed the Investigation team in accordance with the Russian Aviation Legislation. The Investigation team has started its work.