Robinson R-44 II RA-04308 05.12.2017

Accident date05.12.2017
Investigation statusInvestigation is finished
Aircraft registration numberRA-04308
Place of aircraft departure
Airport of departure
Intended destination
Intended Airport of arrival
Accident sitein the area of Dubovaya Balka locality of the Stavropol Territory
Aircraft typeRobinson R-44 II
Serial №
Aircraft operator
Aircraft ownerBARKOL Airlines Ltd
The date of the completion of the investigation (report)
Number of fatalities2
Victims accuracy
Degree of aircraft destructionaircraft substantially damaged

pr-report_ra-04308.pdf (1.99 MB)

Окончательный отчет (1.97 MB)

Aviation typeCommercial
Works type

06 december 2017

On 05.12.2017 near Dubovaya Balka locality, Stavropol Territory (RF) the accident with Robinson R-44 II RA-04308 helicopter owned by BARKOL Airlines Ltd occurred. According to the available information the pilot and a passenger on board were killed, the rotorcraft sustained substantial damage.

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

08 february 2018

The Interstate Aviation Committee informs about the progress in the investigation of the accident with the R-44 II RA-04308 helicopter owned by Barkol Airlines Ltd.

The Preliminary Report on the investigation progress has been published on the IAC website.

The Preliminary Report is issued in accordance with the Regulations of Civil Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation in the Russian Federation, item 2.4.12, and of ICAO Annex 13, item 7.4. The Report contains the factual information, currently obtained by the investigation team.

The Final Report will be issued on completing the investigation.

The information presented in the current Report is preliminary and may be corrected and updated by the results of further investigation.