Robinson R66 RA-05783 15.09.2016

Accident date15.09.2016
Investigation status
Aircraft registration numberRA-05783
Place of aircraft departure
Airport of departure
Intended destination
Intended Airport of arrival
Accident sitein the area of Narva locality of the Krasnoyarsk Territory
Aircraft typeRobinson R66
Serial №
Aircraft operator"KrasAvia"
Aircraft owner
The date of the completion of the investigation (report)16.01.2017
Number of fatalities0
Victims accuracy
Degree of aircraft destructionaircraft damaged

report_ra-05783.pdf (2.84 MB)

Aviation typeCommercial
Works type

16 september 2016

The accident with Robinson R-66 RA-05783 helicopter owned by "KrasAvia" occurred in the area of Narva locality of the Krasnoyarsk Territory on September 15, 2016. According to the available information two passengers on board were injured, the rotorcraft was damaged. 

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.

30 january 2017

The Interstate Aviation Committee Investigation team has completed the investigation of the accident with R-66 RA-05783 helicopter owned by "KrasAvia" State Enterprise, occurred in Krasnoyarsk Krai (RF) on September 15, 2016.

Most probably, the accident with R-66 RA-05783 helicopter was caused by PIC's piloting error consisting in disproportionate flight controls’ inputs during takeoff, which resulted in the subsequent uncontrollable descent and impact with ground.

Contributing factor was following: the pilot left out of consideration the provisions of R66 Pilot’s Operating Handbook Section 5 "Performance" related to a takeoff profile.

Appropriate safety recommendations based on the investigation results were developed.