Robinson R-66 RA-06347 07.08.2016

Accident date07.08.2016
Investigation status
Aircraft registration numberRA-06347
Place of aircraft departure
Airport of departure
Intended destination
Intended Airport of arrival
Accident sitein the area of Borki village of the Ramonsky district of the Voronezh region
LatitudeN 51º58'07.2''
LongitudeE 039º21'21.5''
Aircraft typeRobinson R66
Serial №0212
Aircraft operator
Aircraft owner"Solnechny" NPO
The date of the completion of the investigation (report)03.05.2017
Number of fatalities0
Victims accuracy
Degree of aircraft destructionaircraft damaged

report_ra-06347.pdf (1.55 MB)

Aviation typeCommercial
Works type

08 august 2016

The accident with Robinson R-66 RA-06347 helicopter owned by "Solnechny" NPO helicopter club occurred near Borki village,  Ramonsky district, Voronezh region (RF) on August 7, 2016. According to the available information the pilot and 4 passengers on board were injured, the rotorcraft was destroyed.

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

05 may 2017

The Interstate Aviation Committee Investigation team has completed the investigation of the accident with R-66 RA-06347 helicopter owned by "Solnechny" NPO helicopter club occurred in the Voronezh region (RF) on August 7, 2016.

The accident with R-66 RA-06347 helicopter was caused by the helicopter in controlled flight with wires collision at low height 5-6 meters above the water surface.

Most probably, contributing factors were the followings:

- flying below 150 m;

- pilot's insufficient awareness in course of VFR flight;

- pilot's lack of consideration of the cultural obstacles in area of the flight;

- lack of power line wires' marking.

Appropriate safety recommendations based on the investigation results were developed.