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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56900
Last updated: 14 October 2020
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Time:11:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-171C (Mi-8AMT)
Registration: RA-22463
C/n / msn: ...66433208U
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Altai Mountains, Siberia -   Russia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Biysk
Destination airport:
The flight was an aerial hunting expedition organized by one of the senior local officials who invited two high-rank Duma members to join the entertainment. Contact with the helicopter was lost at 2 pm local time (8 am GMT) on January 9. 8 of 11 people onboard perished, among them President's envoy in Duma Alexander Kosapkin.

The aircraft collided with the ground while manoeuvring to collect an animal shot from the cabin.


3. (Swedish)

Revision history:

09-Jan-2009 10:22 ddk Added
11-Jan-2009 05:01 ddk Updated
11-Jan-2009 05:01 Alessandro Updated
11-Jan-2009 11:42 VAR Updated
12-Jan-2009 02:28 harro Updated
12-Jan-2009 11:30 harro Updated
31-Oct-2010 10:21 krasatpi Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Departure airport]
14-Mar-2011 17:19 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
14-Mar-2011 17:23 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source]
21-Sep-2014 14:03 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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