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Date:06-JUN-2019
Time:10:57
Type:Silhouette image of generic B505 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 505 JetRanger X
Owner/operator:Adjara Group Company / Rooms Hotels
Registration: 4L-ADJ
MSN: 65074
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Kazbegi, Mtskheta-Mtianeti region -   Georgia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Kazbegi Helicopters base
Destination airport:Rooms Hotel
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
A Bell 505 JetRanger X helicopter suddenly descended and impacted the ground two minutes after takeoff from Kazbegi Helicopters base, Georgia. The pilot and two employees of the Rooms Hotel were killed.

The work carried out during the investigation - examinations and studies showed, that the Garmin and the EECU recorded data can not explain the reason for switching the switch, on the collective pitch lever from the flight position to the idle position and the reason of the sudden start of the helicopter's descent, during which the lowering of the collective pitch lever (XPC) all the way down, which is a necessary condition for maintaining autorotation for performing a safe landing, practically does not occur and finished with collided of helicopter with ground.

Sources:

https://www.interpressnews.ge/en/article/102414-three-people-killed-in-helicopter-crash-in-kazbegi
https://www.interpressnews.ge/en/article/102415-two-pilots-and-one-passenger-killed-in-helicopter-crash-in-kazbegi
https://ona.az/en/world/helicopter-crashes-in-kazbegi-3-dead-5793
https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/3-killed-in-georgia-luxury-hotel-helicopter-crash-2049004

https://stambahotel.com/dsc_0687-1/ (photo)
Prelim report: http://www.economy.ge/uploads/files/2017/mokvlevis_biuro/4l_adj_saaviacio_shemtkhvevis_mokvlevis_cinascari_angarishi.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 10 months
Download report: Final report
Location

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jun-2019 10:54 davidts Added
06-Jun-2019 11:53 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
08-Jun-2019 07:05 harro Updated [Embed code]
08-Jun-2019 14:09 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
10-Jun-2019 15:33 acasinop Updated [Source, Embed code]
10-Jun-2019 17:45 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
16-Jun-2019 11:03 Anon. Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
06-Dec-2019 17:58 harro Updated [Time, Source]
05-Apr-2021 09:35 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Category, Accident report]

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