Accident Mil Mi-8 CCCP-25957, Wednesday 29 September 1982
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Date:Wednesday 29 September 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-8
Registration: CCCP-25957
MSN: 5596
Year of manufacture:1975
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:310 km south of Olekminsk, Yakutsk Region -   Russia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Olekminsk
Destination airport:Olekminsk
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
In the process of reducing the helicopter flew into a heavy snowfall. The crew decided to withdraw from the precipitation zone. During a left turn occurred Auto Off right and left engines. On the mode of autorotation helicopter landed in the woods with a significant forward and vertical speed. The helicopter was destroyed. Commander of the crew and 1 passenger were killed. Others were injured.
Cause of the accident was getting a significant amount of wet snow in the air-gas path engines, which led to the Auto Off engines.


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