Accident PZL-Swidnik Mi-2 RA-23731, 04 Oct 2020
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 243589
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MI2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
PZL-Swidnik Mi-2
Registration: RA-23731
MSN: 5410648078
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Srednekolymsk, Yakutiya region -   Russia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: MAK
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The helicopter crashed during an attempted landing.

Most likely, the cause of the accident with the Mi-2 RA-23731 helicopter was the PIC's loss of control over the spatial position of the helicopter when it hit a snow whirlwind during landing on a site selected from the air, which led to a rough landing and destruction of the aircraft.

The contributing factor, most likely, was the failure to take into account the provisions of the Flight Manual on the procedure for landing on snow-covered sites. The landing was carried out by helicopter in the zone of influence of the air cushion, while the flight flight manual under these conditions recommends landing outside the zone of influence of the air cushion.


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

Revision history:

04-Oct-2020 09:35 Anon. Added
04-Oct-2020 09:38 harro Updated [Time, Narrative]
05-Oct-2020 17:20 harro Updated [Registration, Source]
06-Oct-2020 03:06 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Nature]
07-Oct-2020 17:11 Hans Gruber Updated [Total occupants, Location, Source]
01-Nov-2020 08:37 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
27-Jun-2022 17:37 Hirurg Updated [Category]
04-Aug-2022 08:47 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report]

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