Accident Chaika L-42 (AL-145M) RA-3089G, Thursday 31 August 2023
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Date:Thursday 31 August 2023
Time:18:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic L4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Chaika L-42 (AL-145M)
Registration: RA-3089G
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lake Onega near the village of Shalsky, Republic of Karelia -   Russia
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: MAK
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
An AL-145M amphibious aircraft crashed into the waters of Lake Onega near the village of Shalsky, Republic of Karelia.
The pilot and 3 passengers of the aircraft were evacuated by a boat and the aircraft was towed to the shore by the same boat.

The accident of the AL-145M RA-3089G amphibian aircraft occurred due to its entering the subcritical angles of attack and stall mode immediately after lift-off from the water surface.
The most likely contributing factors were:
- execution of the takeoff at a wave height significantly exceeding the established limits;
- uncoordinated control actions after the aircraft lifted off from the water surface.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: MAK
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 9 months
Download report: Final report

Final Report:


Revision history:

02-Sep-2023 05:48 aus Updated
02-Sep-2023 05:54 harro Updated
26-Jun-2024 06:16 Hirurg Updated [Time, Source]
26-Jun-2024 06:35 Anon. Updated [Phase, Narrative, Category]
26-Jun-2024 06:36 ASN Updated
03-Jul-2024 06:18 ASN Updated [Accident report]

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