The investigation of the disaster on the Istra reservoir, where it encountered the helicopter and the plane continues – in addition to the Investigative Committee and joined the interstate aviation Committee (IAC). “In accordance with Russian air legislation of the interstate aviation Committee formed a Commission to investigate the accident. The Commission commenced its work”, – stated in the message MAC.
Upon crash, which killed nine people, initiated and investigated several criminal cases. The first was initiated according to part 3, article 263 of the RF criminal code (violation of safety rules of movement of air transport, entailed on imprudence death of two and more persons). According to eyewitnesses, Cessna “jumped” on top of Robinson. The TV channel “TV-Center” , citing the “many witnesses” reports that the seaplane began to outrun the helicopter, making dangerous maneuvers.
Second, according to the website of the Investigative Committee, was initiated under part 3 of article 238 of the RF criminal code (provision of services that do not meet the requirements of safety, entailed death of two and more persons). As the basic version of tragedy is considered pilot error.
The helicopter ran the world champion in motoparaplanerizmu sport Vadim Bukhtiyarov, and the pilot sat the Amateur pilot Mikhail Ermolaev. As told by his son, the father was earning, rolling people on the aircraft. Eyewitnesses confirmed that the plane all day circling over the reservoir, sometimes making dangerous maneuvers and scaring tourists. The source in the Federal air transport Agency said that the seaplane took off without permission.
Cessna-203 shortly before the crash, was almost hit by another plane
According to the TV channel “Moscow 24″, the pilot of the seaplane was so sloppy that an hour before the tragedy when it hits the helicopter was almost hit by another plane.
At the time of the accident the helicopter gained height above the ground, said the Chairman of the Board of Directors “Heliport Russia” Alexander Khrustalev, which owned the crashed helicopter. He indicated that the flight of the helicopter was agreed and the pilot could not see “what someone else is flying”. “The chances of a helicopter pilot was not – it just caught up from behind,” said crystal.
Note that in the staff of the economic security service of the interior Ministry in Moscow region is carried out searches at the company’s facilities “Heliport Russia” in connection with a criminal case of illegal business activities. Khrustalev saidthat after that ready to turn the business in Russia.
Found the bodies of all nine victims
Both devices are now removed from the water, their fragments are examined with the participation of representatives of the Interstate aviation Committee, appointed is judicial-medical examination shall be set and interrogated eyewitnesses of the tragedy.
Found the bodies of all nine victims. They identified. One of the victims of the collision were an employee of the First channel Elizabeth Khakimova. For the longest time been looking for a man born in 1987 aboard the seaplane. The search was hampered by complex bottom topography and currents in them, according to RIA “Novosti”, were involved in nearly 140 individuals and nearly three dozen pieces of equipment.
Markin described the situation light aviation in the Russian Federation “Orgy”
A spokesman for the Investigative Committee (IC) Vladimir Markin called Orgy situation light aviation in the Russian Federation and called to restore order until the accident in the air does not become as frequent as on the roads. He noted that in Russia there is a so-called registration system flights. “If we don’t start to restore order in the air, tomorrow, I’m afraid we get the same situation as on the roads, when almost every week there was a terrible disaster with a large number of victims”, – said Markin, quoted by RIA “Novosti”.
Earlier, the Governor of Moscow region Andrei Vorobyov has proposed to introduce an additional visual control of flight of helicopters and seaplanes in recreational areas, and to warn them of the aviation authorities to avoid accidents. “All flight schools, flying clubs need to pay special attention to the strict observance of rules of flights. You need to consider in order on the beaches to impose additional control in terms of being on the water surface of the aircraft. At least, we shall immediately inform the oversight in order to prevent such cases,” – said Vorobyov.