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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196573
Last updated: 13 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B JetRanger II
Registration: RA-01625
MSN: 222
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lake Borto-Gol, Buryatia -   Russia
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: MAK
The Bell 206B JetRanger II crashed in a lake. The pilot was killed.

Most likely, the cause of the Bell 206В RA-01625 helicopter crash was a pilot error when taking off from a high-altitude platform, which manifested itself in an intensive turn to the right while hovering, which led to falling under the influence of a tailwind, the development of a "spontaneous" right rotation mode and a collision with a water surface.

The most likely contributing factors were:
- the PIC's lack of training for flying on the Bell 206В aircraft;
- disregard of the PIC of the surface wind regime during take-off;
- failure to take timely measures (until the moment it became impossible) to stop the rotation of the helicopter.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: MAK
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 2 months
Download report: Final report



Photo: MAK

Revision history:

08-Jul-2017 07:06 harro Added
23-Sep-2020 13:58 harro Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Embed code, Narrative, Accident report, Photo, Accident report, ]

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