|Aircraft registration number||RA-06302|
|Place of aircraft departure|
|Airport of departure|
|Intended Airport of arrival|
|Accident site||в Киренском районе Иркутской области|
|Aircraft type||Robinson R44|
|Aircraft owner||ООО «ВСП Лизинг»|
|The date of the completion of the investigation (report)|
|Number of fatalities||2|
|Degree of aircraft destruction|
The accident with R-44 RA-06302 helicopter owned by "VSP Leasing" Ltd occurred in Kirensky District, Irkutsk region (RF) on August 6, 2013. According to the preliminary information the pilot and a passenger on board were 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.
The Investigation team of the Interstate Aviation Committee has completed the investigation of the accident with Robinson R-44 RA-06302 helicopter owned by "VSP Lizing" LLC occurred in the Irkutsk region (RF).
The accident with R-44 RA-06302 helicopter was caused by VFR operation at night performed by PIC who didn't have adequate skills and authorization that resulted in helicopter controlled flight into high bank at the point of river steep bend.
Possible (according to the forecast) fog in the river valley along which the flight was performed coulld be the contributing factor.
The appropriate safety recommendations based on the investigation results were developed.