Date & Time: Dec 13, 2009 at 1100 LT
Operator:
Registration:
RA-0257G
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
No
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Chelyabinsk - Chelyabinsk
MSN:
02-005
YOM:
2009
Country:
Russia
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
7
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
8
Captain / Total flying hours:
4658
Captain / Total hours on type:
98
Aircraft flight hours:
536
Aircraft flight cycles:
1378
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft crashed in an open field near Korkino, some 12 km from Chelyabinsk, while performing a training flight with seven skydivers and one pilot on board. All eight occupants were killed.
Probable cause:
Investigations were not able to determine the exact cause of this accident.
Final Report: