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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 78764
Last updated: 14 April 2019
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Date:24-JUN-1987
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-26
Owner/operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration: 51
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 18
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Kutaisi -   Georgia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Micha-Tskhakaya
Destination airport:Vaziani
Narrative:
20 minutes after takeoff during a flight at an altitude of 3,300 m bearing tail rotor drive shaft collapsed. The helicopter went into uncontrollable decline. Navigator, flight engineer and flight technician bailed out with parachutes, but the first two were killed, caught in the rotating screw. At the site of the crash killed one child, second child received severe burns.

Sources:

http://war.airdisaster.ru/database.php?id=58
Soviet Transports
http://aviadejavu.ru/Images6/AV/AV00-6/13-3.jpg (place of crash)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Oct-2010 06:44 krasatpi Added
17-Dec-2010 02:43 TB Updated [Operator]
17-Dec-2010 05:26 TB Updated [Source]
25-Dec-2010 02:38 krasatpi Updated [[Source]]
16-May-2011 13:37 krasatpi Updated [Source]

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