ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 301248
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Narrative:The helicopter crashed in a wooded area, 78 km from Zhigalovo, Russia.
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Aircraft damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||78 km from Zhigalovo, Irkutsk oblast -
|Nature:||Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi|
|Investigating agency: ||MAK|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities|
Preliminary information suggests the helicopter crash was attempting to land at the landing site "UKPG-2" Kovykta field, 79 kilometers from Zhigalovo, Irkutsk region, Russia.
According to information from the crew, an inspection flight was made over the landing site at an altitude of 100 meters, while turning to the right on the landing course, the helicopter fell into a snow charge with a tailwind component, while the pitch spontaneously increased.
The captain attempted to reduce the pitch in vain. From a height of 80 meters, the helicopter descended, followed by a landing on a forested area and the helicopter rolled over to the left side.
The captain and flight engineer were injured.
https://www.mak-iac.org/rassledovaniya/mi-8mtv-1-ra-25830-15-11-2022/ https://zapsib-sut.sledcom.ru/news/item/1740370/ https://epp.genproc.gov.ru/web/vstp/mass-media/news?item=78218545 https://irksib.ru/allnews/13-incients/34708-vertolet-mi-8-sovershil-vynuzhdennuyu-posadku-vblizi-poselka-zhigalovo
Photo: Eastern Interregional Investigation Department on Transport
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