Accident Mil Mi-2 UR-MAA, 17 Jul 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MI2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-2
Registration: UR-MAA
MSN: 5210832029
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Zayve village, Nova odesa district, Mykolaiv region -   Ukraine
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NBAAI Ukraine
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
At 02:27 UTC (05:27 LT) during private flight with purpose of agricultural work en route Nova Odesa - Mayachka by helicopter Mi-2 UR-MAA, operator Meridian-Avia-Agro, a fatal accident occured. Helicopter crashed near Zayve village, Nova Odesa district, Mykolaiv region. As a result, 2 crew members were killed, helicopter was totally destroyed.

The probable cause of the crash - the collision of the Mi-2 UR-MAA helicopter with an obstacle (tree) during takeoff, which led to the destruction of the structure of the helicopter, its fall and death of captain was a coincidence of the following factors:
- incorrect choice of the captain in the direction of takeoff (takeoff in the direction of obstacles);
- the influence of the external environment (sun) during the takeoff of the helicopter.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NBAAI Ukraine
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 5 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

17-Jul-2021 10:28 gerard57 Added
17-Jul-2021 18:58 Serhii Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category]
17-Jul-2021 18:59 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
18-Jul-2021 17:13 Serhii Updated [Embed code]
25-Dec-2021 10:09 harro Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Accident report]

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