Incident Mil Mi-8 RA-24491, 23 Dec 2013
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-8
Registration: RA-24491
MSN: 98628975
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Novy Urengoy -   Russia
Phase: Pushback / towing
Departure airport:Sabetta
Destination airport:Novy Urengoy
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
During taxi after landing on the helipad, the MI-8 helicopter collided with a transformer unit to start engines. The accident destroyed the tail rotor and partially damaged the tail boom . On board the helicopter were 3 crew members , 13 passengers and 300 kilograms of cargo. There are no victims . On this fact the investigating authorities Ural Investigation Department of Transport of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, a preliminary examination of the crime under Part 1 st.263 Criminal Code ( violation of safety rules and operation of air transport which negligently causing serious injury) .

Sources: Ural Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee on Transport of the Russian Federation

Revision history:

23-Dec-2013 18:30 Hans Gruber Added
23-Dec-2013 18:39 harro Updated [Narrative]
30-Jan-2014 20:07 Anon. Updated [Registration, Cn]

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