R-44-II RA-05758 01.10.2018

Accident date01.10.2018
Investigation statusInvestigation is active
Aircraft registration numberRA-05758
Accident siteat distance of 5 km south-west of Bodaybo town (Irkutsk Region, RF), at the Vitim River channel
Aircraft typeRobinson R-44 II
Aircraft operatorGold-mining Cooperative Vitim, CJSC
Aircraft ownerGold-mining Cooperative Vitim, CJSC
The date of the completion of the investigation (report)
Number of fatalities2
Victims accuracyfinal
Degree of aircraft destructionaircraft destroyed
Report
Aviation typeGA
Works type
Note

01 october 2018

On 01.10.2018, at distance of 5 km south-west of Bodaybo town (Irkutsk Region, RF), at the Vitim River channel, the accident with R-44-II RA-05758 helicopter owned by Gold-mining Cooperative Vitim, CJSC occurred. According to the available information, the pilot and a passenger were on board, the helicopter hit PTL and fell into the water. The rotorcraft sank, the pilot and passenger location is unknown. 

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