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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 147504
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Time:21:25 UTC+2
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44
Registration: UR-KLUB
MSN: 1092
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Ukraine, Crimea, Saky Raion, Black sea aquatory -   Ukraine
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
After takeoff and altitude of 100 meters, according to the pilot, the drive clutch failed. The pilot switched the helicopter to autorotation mode and, moving down, landed the helicopter in the Black Sea at a distance of 400 meters from the shoreline. After landing, the pilot left the helicopter and swam to shore on his own. The helicopter sank.

Sources: Ministry of Emergencies (Ukraine)

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:] Ministry of Emergencies (Ukraine) in Crimea bulletin 06.08.2012 - 07.08.2012 PHOTO

Revision history:

09-Aug-2012 00:00 Hans Gruber Added
09-Aug-2012 05:17 Anon. Updated [Cn]
17-Feb-2021 08:09 harro Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]

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