The UK has called the possible cause of a hard landing of Mi-26 in NAO

© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye in Photobacterium Mi-26. Archival photoThe UK has called the possible cause of a hard landing of Mi-26 in NAO© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye the image Bank

Piloting error could cause a hard landing of Mi-26 helicopter in the Nenets Autonomous district, told RIA Novosti the representative of the North-Western investigatory management on transport SK the Russian Federation Mikhail Konkin.

«As the preliminary cause investigators adhere to a version of the pilot error. An accurate assessment will be given on the results of these investigations, including the interstate aviation Committee,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to him, investigators seized articles and documents related to the criminal case, including questioning of the victims, who are in the hospital.

Wednesday, November 28, in approximately 15.46 500 metres from the helipad tansy near the village of Kharyaga, Nenets Autonomous district made a hard landing cargo helicopter Mi-26, the operator «UTair-Helicopter services», on Board of which there were 6 persons. The aircraft commander was killed, the other victims sustained injuries. On the same day the helicopter to Naryan-Mar United air group delivered five injured in accidents in Utah County. Investigators brought upon state of emergency criminal case.