Accident Mil Mi-2 UR-15605, 14 Jul 2019
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Time:c. 15:29
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-2
Registration: UR-15605
MSN: 529938096
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Yabluchne, Velyka Pysarivka Raion, Sumy Oblast -   Ukraine
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NBAAI Ukraine
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Crashed during an agricultural flight. The pilot died.

The Commission of Inquiry believes that the most likely cause of the crash of the Mi-2 UR-15605 helicopter was the temporary loss of consciousness of the captain during the flight at low altitude due to his falling asleep.
Concomitant factors were:
- alcohol consumption before the flight;
- physical fatigue after 28 - 30 flights;
- increase in air temperature;
- flight in the direction of the sun.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NBAAI Ukraine
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 9 months
Download report: Final report


Photo: State Emergency Service of Ukraine

Revision history:

14-Jul-2019 15:36 Hans Gruber Added
14-Jul-2019 16:02 Geno Updated [Time, Phase]
14-Jul-2019 16:21 harro Updated [Narrative, Photo]
28-Jul-2019 17:22 Dmitriy Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
04-May-2021 08:20 harro Updated [Narrative, Category, Accident report]

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