R-44 RA-06302 06.08.2013

Accident date06.08.2013
Investigation status
Aircraft registration numberRA-06302
Place of aircraft departure
Airport of departure
Intended destination
Intended Airport of arrival
Accident siteв Киренском районе Иркутской области
Aircraft typeRobinson R44
Serial №
Aircraft operator
Aircraft owner ООО «ВСП Лизинг»
The date of the completion of the investigation (report)
Number of fatalities2
Victims accuracy
Degree of aircraft destruction
Aviation type
Works type

08 august 2013

     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.

25 february 2014

     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.