Accident to the helicopter SA341 registered UP-LA246 on 25/02/2017 near Ayagoz [Investigation led by AIB / Kazakhstan]

Collision avec le sol

Responsible entity

Kazakhstan - AIB

Preliminary data based on notification from the Kazakhstan authorities:

The helicopter lies in the semi-overturned state, concerning a snow surface a part of a roof and a part of the left board, on a hill downslope. Damages considerable (the tail boom is cracked, tail-rotor shaft has fracture, blades of the main rotor and the fuselage are deformed).