MI-8T RA-25377 18.04.2017

Accident date18.04.2017
Investigation statusInvestigation is finished
Aircraft registration numberRA-25377
Place of aircraft departureп.п. "Снежная Долина"
Airport of departure
Intended destinationп.п. "Снежная Долина"
Intended Airport of arrival
Accident sitein the area of Mutnovsky volcano of the Kamchatka region
LatitudeN 52°27'147''
LongitudeE 158°11'43''
Aircraft typeMI-8
Serial №98206975
Aircraft operator"VITYAZ-AERO" Aviation Company, Ltd
Aircraft owner"VITYAZ-AERO" Aviation Company, Ltd
The date of the completion of the investigation (report)26.03.2019
Number of fatalities0
Victims accuracy
Degree of aircraft destructionaircraft partially damaged

Preliminary Report (511.13 KB)

report_ra-25377.pdf (3.47 MB)

Aviation typeCommercial
Works type

19 april 2017

On 18.04.2017 the accident with Mi-8T RA-25377 helicopter owned by "VITYAZ-AERO" Aviation Company, Ltd occurred near Mutnovsky volcano, Kamchatka region (RF). According to the available information 3 crew members and 16 passengers were on board. As a result of the accident 3 passengers were injured, the rotorcraft was damaged.

The Interstate Aviation Committee has assigned the Investigation team of the accident in accordance with the Russian Aviation Legislation. The Investigation team started its work.

01 june 2017

The Interstate Aviation Committee informs about the progress of Mi-8Т RA-25377 helicopter (operated by VITYAZ-AERO Airline Ltd) accident investigation.

Final report on the investigation progress is published on the IAC web-site. 

Preliminary Report is issued in accordance with clause 2.4.12 of Civil Aviation Regulations “Investigation of Air Accidents and Incidents in the Russian Federation” and clause 7.4 of ICAO Annex 13 to Convention on International Civil Aviation. The Interim statement contains factual information acquired so far by the Investigation team. 

Upon completion of investigation works the Final Report will be issued by the Investigation team.

Information presented in the Interim statement is preliminary and can be specified and updated in accordance with the investigation results.

Прикрепленные документы:

Preliminary Report (511.13 KB)