21-Jul-13 RA-04049 Eurocopter EC120 Kola Peninsula, Russia (3F)

Shortly after dropping off two tourist anglers and their interpreter, the pilot took off but crashed into them, killing all three. The pilot survived.  The casualties were named here as retired lawyer Rupert Beaumont and fine-art dealer Mark Robertson, both 69, and their Russian guide and interpreter, Alexander Tushnikov, 53.

Date
July 21, 2013
Reg
RA-04049
Make
Eurocopter
Model
EC120
MSN
1294
Location
Kola Peninsula, near Murmansk
Country
Russia
CivilMilitary
Civil
Fatal
3 (on ground)
Link 1
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2372294/British-tourists-killed-helicopter-Arctic-fishing-expedition-blades-struck-off.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
Link 2
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-23396819

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