In the network are posted images of the incident involving a Mi-8T helicopter belonging to the airline Converse Avia.
The emergency occurred on the landing pad “Poikovsky” in the area of the town of the same name, located in the Nefteyugansk district of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area. The exact date of the accident is not specified by the publication.
The record shows that the helicopter, while taxiing, hit the obstacle with blades and received damage to the tail boom. Specialists will conduct diagnostics and determine the maintainability of the aircraft.
According to preliminary data, no one was injured as a result of the incident.
Note that this is not the first incident involving helicopters of “Converse Avia” airline, based at Tver airfield “Zmeevo”. So, at the end of October 2017, the Mi-8AMT helicopter fell into the sea near the town of Barentsburg on Spitsbergen, and a year earlier the Mi-2 helicopter collided with a mast during take-off from the airport of Russkinskaya village, Surgut district.