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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 216593
Last updated: 23 August 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 Raven I
Registration: OK-SCI
MSN: 1649
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Vnorovy -   Czech Republic
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: UZPLN
The pilot carried out a planned series of short holiday flights for family celebration guests. At the 14th flight, shortly after takeoff, when the helicopter was transferred to a horizontal flight, the pilot noticed that the speed indicators of the carrier rotor and the engine were at the top red line. The pilot decided to immediately make a "safe" landing on the field he had before him. After landing, he checked the instruments, checked the functionality of the helicopter and returned in a small circle to the take-off point. It then appeared that the tail boom had suffered serious damage.
It appeared the main rotor blades had struck the tail boom.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: UZPLN
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year 1 month
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

23-Oct-2018 19:56 harro Added

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