Robinson helicopter flight over lake Teletskoye passed without notice

Service air traffic management have not received notice of the flight of the helicopter Robinson R-66 in the area of his intended crash site on February 12. This was reported on the website of the Western-the Siberian investigatory management on transport of Investigatory Committee of Russia.

The investigation is considering among the basic versions of the fall of the piloting error, adverse weather conditions and technical malfunction of the aircraft. However, employees conducting technical maintenance of the helicopter, revealed during interrogation that the helicopter was in good technical condition.

The helicopter crashed February 12, in the territory of the Altai Republic in the waters of lake Teletskoye. Criminal case on signs of the crime provided by part 3 of article 263 of the Russian criminal code (“Violation of safety rules of air transport, entailed on imprudence death of two or more persons”).

According to preliminary data, onboard the helicopter, owned by LLC “Altai Avia” there were five people, including one pilot and four passengers.

13 February in the coastal zone of the lake was found the body of the wife of the pilot Elena Rakitskaya. In addition, during search operations in the waters of the lake found items aboard the helicopter. This is a flip cover in the front right seat, as well as three case.