Robinson R66 RA-07370 22.07.2019

Accident date22.07.2019
Investigation statusInvestigation is active
Aircraft registration numberRA-07370
Place of aircraft departure
Airport of departure
Intended destination
Intended Airport of arrival
Accident sitenear Gorgona Island, Mediterranean Sea (Italy)
Aircraft typeRobinson R66
Serial №
Aircraft operatorPrivate person
Aircraft ownerPrivate person
The date of the completion of the investigation (report)
Number of fatalities1
Victims accuracyis not final
Degree of aircraft destructionaircraft substantially damaged
Aviation typeGA
Works type

26 july 2019

On 22.07.2019, at 13:57 UTC time, near Gorgona Island in the Mediterranean Sea (Italy), the accident occurred involving the private Robinson R66 RA-07370 helicopter. According to the accident notification received from the National Agency for the Safety of Flight (Agenzia Nazionale per la Sicurezza del Volo, ANSV), the helicopter was found destroyed to the south of Gorgona Island. 

In accordance with Annex 13 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation, Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation, the investigation is conducted by National Agency for the Safety of Flight (ANSV), Italy. The Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) has formed the expert team who are to participate in the investigation. The group has started its work.

The IAC emphasizes that according to the Standards of Annex 13, the official information on the investigation progress and results are provided by the authorities of the State, conducting the investigation (Italy). The ANSV official web-site is: