Wirestrike Accident Robinson R44 Raven OM-TTM, Saturday 7 July 2018
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Date:Saturday 7 July 2018
Time:16:40 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Robinson R44 Raven
Owner/operator:Troliga Bus
Registration: OM-TTM
MSN: 1633
Year of manufacture:2006
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Kanas near Presov -   Slovakia
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Kanas
Destination airport:Unknown
Investigating agency: LNVU
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
A helicopter operated by pilot-owner took off from a field in the village of Kanas near Presov, After take off the R44 accelerated on a low level towards the south east and hit a 110kV power line. The helicopter cut the lines and hit the ground. The pilot died in the accident.

The pilot performed a non-standard procedure to climb out after takeoff and had overlooked the power lines.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: LNVU
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 months
Download report: Final report




Revision history:

08-Jul-2018 08:01 tisic Added
08-Jul-2018 08:06 harro Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Embed code]
26-Oct-2018 18:50 harro Updated [Time, Location, Embed code, Narrative, Accident report, ]
26-Oct-2018 18:51 harro Updated [Phase]

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