MI-8T RA-24744 12.08.2021

Accident date12.08.2021
Investigation statusInvestigation is finished
Aircraft registration numberRA-24744
Place of aircraft departure
Airport of departure
Intended destination
Intended Airport of arrival
Accident sitenear Ozerny Cordon Locality, Kurile Lake, Kamchatka Region (RF)
LatitudeN 51º27′52.8″
LongitudeE 157º03′34.0″
Aircraft typeMI-8T
Serial №98417949
Aircraft operatorVityaz-Aero Airline, Ltd
Aircraft ownerVityaz-Aero Airline, Ltd
The date of the completion of the investigation (report)29.03.2022
Number of fatalities8
Victims accuracyfinal
Degree of aircraft destructionaircraft destroyed

Preliminary Report (ru) (1.11 MB)

Final Report (ru) (1.06 MB)

Aviation typeCommercial
Works type

12 august 2021

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.