Accident Bell 505 JetRanger X 4L-ADJ,
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Date:Thursday 6 June 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic B505 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 505 JetRanger X
Owner/operator:Adjara Group Company / Rooms Hotels
Registration: 4L-ADJ
MSN: 65074
Year of manufacture:2018
Total airframe hrs:162 hours
Engine model:Safran Arrius 2R
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Kazbegi, Mtskheta-Mtianeti region -   Georgia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Kazbegi Helicopters base
Destination airport:Rooms Hotel
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
A Bell 505 JetRanger X helicopter suddenly descended and impacted the ground two minutes after takeoff from Kazbegi Helicopters base, Georgia. The pilot and two employees of the Rooms Hotel were killed.

The work carried out during the investigation - examinations and studies showed, that the Garmin and the EECU recorded data can not explain the reason for switching the switch, on the collective pitch lever from the flight position to the idle position and the reason of the sudden start of the helicopter's descent, during which the lowering of the collective pitch lever (XPC) all the way down, which is a necessary condition for maintaining autorotation for performing a safe landing, practically does not occur and finished with collided of helicopter with ground.

Accident investigation:
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Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 10 months
Download report: Final report

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06-Jun-2019 10:54 davidts Added
06-Jun-2019 11:53 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
08-Jun-2019 07:05 harro Updated [Embed code]
08-Jun-2019 14:09 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
10-Jun-2019 15:33 acasinop Updated [Source, Embed code]
10-Jun-2019 17:45 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
16-Jun-2019 11:03 Anon. Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
06-Dec-2019 17:58 harro Updated [Time, Source]
05-Apr-2021 09:35 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Category, Accident report]
22-Nov-2023 14:53 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Embed code]

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