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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 227134
Last updated: 4 May 2021
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Date:14-JUL-2019
Time:c. 15:29
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-2
Owner/operator:Meridian
Registration: UR-15605
MSN: 529938096
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Yabluchne, Velyka Pysarivka Raion, Sumy Oblast -   Ukraine
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NBAAI Ukraine
Narrative:
Crashed during an agricultural flight. The pilot died.

Cause:
The Commission of Inquiry believes that the most likely cause of the crash of the Mi-2 UR-15605 helicopter was the temporary loss of consciousness of the captain during the flight at low altitude due to his falling asleep.
Concomitant factors were:
- alcohol consumption before the flight;
- physical fatigue after 28 - 30 flights;
- increase in air temperature;
- flight in the direction of the sun.

Sources:

https://www.dsns.gov.ua/ua/Nadzvichayni-podiyi/96323.html
http://nbaai.gov.ua/news.html?id=66&lang=ua

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NBAAI Ukraine
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 9 months
Download report: Final report
Location


Images:


Photo: State Emergency Service of Ukraine

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jul-2019 15:36 Hans Gruber Added
14-Jul-2019 16:02 Geno Updated [Time, Phase]
14-Jul-2019 16:21 harro Updated [Narrative, Photo]
28-Jul-2019 17:22 Dmitriy Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
04-May-2021 08:20 harro Updated [Narrative, Category, Accident report]

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