R-44 RA-06217 30.04.2014

Accident date30.04.2014
Investigation status
Aircraft registration numberRA-06217
Place of aircraft departure
Airport of departure
Intended destination
Intended Airport of arrival
Accident siteв районе н.п. Инта Республики Коми
Aircraft typeRobinson R44
Serial №
Aircraft operator
Aircraft ownerООО «Транслизинг»
The date of the completion of the investigation (report)
Number of fatalities1
Victims accuracy
Degree of aircraft destruction
Aviation type
Works type

05 may 2014

     The accident with R-44 RA-06217 helicopter occurred near Inta locality, Komi Republic (RF). According to the available information the pilot on board was killed, the rotorcraft was destroyed.
      The Interstate Aviation Committee has formed the Investigation team of the accident in accordance with the Russian Aviation Legislation. The Investigation team started its work.

03 october 2014

      The Investigation team of the Interstate Aviation Committee has completed the investigation of the accident with Robinson R-44 II RA-06217 helicopter owned by "Translizing" LLC occurred in the Republic of Komi (RF) on April 30, 2014.
      Most probably the accident with Robinson R-44 II RA-06217 helicopter was caused by loss of altitude monitoring by PIC in conditions of reduced visibility and ground whiteout conditions (lack of contrast and natural horizon visibility) performing operation in below minima meteorological conditions that resulted in uncontrolled helicopter descent and its ground impact.
      The appropriate safety recommendations based on the investigation results were developed.