|Aircraft registration number
|Place of aircraft departure
|Airport of departure
|Intended Airport of arrival
|Республика Саха (Якутия), 30 км южнее а/п Нерюнгри
|Robinson R-44 II
|ООО «Колымский экспресс»
|The date of the completion of the investigation (report)
|Number of fatalities
|Degree of aircraft destruction
report_ra-04339.pdf (2.33 MB)
The accident with R-44 RA-04339 helicopter owned by "Kogalym Express" LLC occurred in the town of Neryungri, Sakha Republic (Yakutia, RF) on August 14, 2015. According to the available information the pilot and 2 passengers were on board, the pilot was killed, 2 passengers were injured, the aircraft was completely burnt.
The Interstate Aviation Commission 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 R-44 II RA-04339 helicopter owned by "Kolyma express" LLC occurred in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) on August 14, 2015.
The accident with Robinson R-44 II RA-04339 helicopter was caused by loss of outside view monitoring (visuospatial attention) most probably during landing approach that resulted in rotor blade collision with ground obstacle (lamp post), helicopter control loss, its uncontrolled descent and ground impact.The appropriate safety recommendations based on the investigation results were developed.