S-150 RA-1861G 18.01.2015

Accident date18.01.2015
Investigation status
Aircraft registration numberRA-1861G
Place of aircraft departure
Airport of departure
Intended destination
Intended Airport of arrival
Accident siteТюменская область, ХМАО-Югра, в районе базы отдыха «Кордон», акватория озера «Сухой Аган»
Latitude61 ̊07,503'
Longitude073 ̊ 12,639ʹ
Aircraft typeS-150
Serial №
Aircraft operator
Aircraft ownerprivate person
The date of the completion of the investigation (report)06.07.2015
Number of fatalities1
Victims accuracy
Degree of aircraft destructionaircraft destroyed

report_ra-1861g.pdf (1.08 MB)

Aviation typeGA
Works type

19 january 2015

    The accident with S-150 RA-1861G single-built private jet occurred in 25 km from Surgut a/p on January 18, 2015. According to the available information the PIC and the passenger on board were injured, the aircraft sustained substantial damage.  
The Interstate Aviation Committee has assigned the Investigation team of this accident in accordance with the Russian Aviation Legislation. The Investigation team has started its work.

09 july 2015

     The Investigation team of the Interstate Aviation Committee has completed the investigation of the accident with «С-150» RA-1861G single-built private aircraft occurred in the Tyumen Region (RF) on January 18, 2015.
     Most probably the accident with С-150 (FVSP) RA-1861G aircraft was caused by the pilot who failed to monitor altitude during snow showers encounter excluding possibility of visual control. Most probably trying to regain visual contact with ground cues the pilot performed descending operation. In whiteout conditions caused by snow showers and white ground of snow-covered lake the pilot could not correctly estimate the flight level that resulted in aircraft controlled flight into terrain of frozen water pond, aircraft destruction and people on board injuries...
      Contributing factors to the accident were:
      - inadequate analysis of meteorological conditions and overestimation by the pilot his capabilities to perform VFR flight in forecasted and actual conditions determined by the instructor pilot during the last proficiency check;
      - incorrect pressure setting at altimeters;.
      - aiming to perform prepaid flight operation.
The appropriate safety recommendations based on the investigation results were developed.