Robinson R-44 RA-04156 04.05.2017

Accident date04.05.2017
Investigation statusInvestigation is finished
Aircraft registration numberRA-04156
Place of aircraft departure
Airport of departure
Intended destination
Intended Airport of arrival
Accident sitein the area of Beloretsk town, Bashkortostan, Russian Federation
LatitudeN 54°04'09.8''
LongitudeE 057°36'03.1''
Aircraft typeRobinson R-44
Serial №
Aircraft operatorLight Air, LLC
Aircraft ownerLight Air, LLC
The date of the completion of the investigation (report)25.12.2018
Number of fatalities3
Victims accuracyfinal
Degree of aircraft destructionaircraft destroyed

Preliminary Report (2.31 MB)

Final Report (3.6 MB)

Aviation typeCommercial
Works type

05 may 2017

On 04.05.2017 the accident with R-44 RA-04156 helicopter owned by Light Air, LLC occurred near Beloretsk town, Bashkortostan, RF. According to the available information the pilot and two passengers on board were killed, the rotorcraft was destroyed.

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

14 june 2017

The Interstate Aviation Committee informs about the progress of Robinson R-44 RA-04156 helicopter (operated by Light Air Airlines CJSC) accident investigation.

Final report on the investigation progress is published on the IAC web-site. 

Preliminary Report is issued in accordance with clause 2.4.12 of Civil Aviation Regulations “Investigation of Air Accidents and Incidents in the Russian Federation” and clause 7.4 of ICAO Annex 13 to Convention on International Civil Aviation. The Interim statement contains factual information acquired so far by the Investigation team. 

Upon completion of investigation works the Final Report will be issued by the Investigation team.

Information presented in the Interim statement is preliminary and can be specified and updated in accordance with the investigation results.

Прикрепленные документы:

Preliminary Report (2.31 MB)