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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 78763
Last updated: 26 May 2019
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Date:03-MAY-2003
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-26TP
Owner/operator:MChS Rossii, opf. Siberian Air
Registration: 212 yellow
C/n / msn: 34001212505
Fatalities:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Novokruchininskiy, 40 km SE of Chita -   Russia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
After draining the cables that hold the suspension spray tanks device, due to a strong gust of wind caught in the tail rotor helicopter. As a result, the helicopter lost control and crashed. The helicopter was previous registered RA-06075 and operated by the Siberian Air Group.

Sources:

https://www.newsru.com/russia/03may2003/mi.html
https://www.kommersant.ru/doc/380248
http://web.archive.org/web/20120106152857/http://www.rotorspot.nl:80/ra.htm
Soviet Transports


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Oct-2010 06:43 krasatpi Added
02-Nov-2010 08:45 krasatpi Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
16-Dec-2010 12:34 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
17-Dec-2010 04:07 TB Updated [Registration, Operator, Location, Narrative]

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