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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235149
Last updated: 2 May 2021
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Date:18-APR-2020
Time:13:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic L4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Chaika L-42M (L-142)
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: RA-2961G
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Lesnoye, Khabarovsk Krai -   Russia
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: MAK
Narrative:
The seaplane crashed during a training flight under unknown circumstances. All four occupants died in the crash.


Most likely, the accident of the amphibious aircraft RA-2961G when flying with a weight close to the maximum allowable weight and a CG close to the maximum rear, occurred due to PIC errors in piloting, which led to the aircraft being put into a stall followed by a transition into a spin.

The contributing factors were most likely:
- organizational deficiencies during flight operations;
- unpreparedness of the PIC for flight, expressed in the absence of study of the airplane flight control and the peculiarities of piloting the aircraft being tested;
- performing a flight element at a true altitude of 300 m instead of the required flight task of 1000 m.

Sources:

https://sputniknews.com/russia/202004181079008030-private-plane-crashes-in-khabarovsk-krai-killing-three---reports/
https://news.am/eng/news/573336.html

Data _______________

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaika_L-4
https://gramho.com/media/2134780981852053282
https://reestrinform.ru/reestr-gvs/vozdushnoe-sudno-RA-2961G.html

MaK ________________

https://mak-iac.org/en/rassledovaniya/flying-fish-ra-2961g-18-04-2020/


Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: MAK
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year
Download report: Final report
Location

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Apr-2020 08:34 gerard57 Added
18-Apr-2020 08:37 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
18-Apr-2020 08:38 gerard57 Updated [Source, Narrative]
18-Apr-2020 16:15 Geno Updated [Source]
18-Apr-2020 17:47 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]
19-Apr-2020 06:50 Captain Adam Updated [Registration, Source]
19-Apr-2020 18:49 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
20-Apr-2020 06:17 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code]
02-May-2021 12:17 harro Updated [Time, Narrative, Category, Accident report]

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