14-Sep-13 AgustaWestland AW119 Selco Staritskogo, Russia (2F)

Helicopter lost contact with ATC and was not found for over two days.   Impact of the crash killed both on board.  The pilot was Margarita Afanaskina, champion of various helicopter flying competitions (see tribute from Russian Ministry of Sport).  Passenger was senior forestry official named Sergei Medvedev

Date
September 14, 2013
Make
AgustaWestland
Model
AW119
Location
Selco Staritskogo , Staritsky district, Tver region
Country
Russia
CivilMilitary
Civil
Fatal
2
Link 1
http://pda.itar-tass.com/en/c32/880235.html
Link 2
http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=ru&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.baltinfo.ru%2F2013%2F09%2F17%2FPod-Tveryu-razbilas-chempionka-Rossii-po-vertoletnomu-sportu-Margarita-Afanaskina-379978
Link 3
http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=ru&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Ftverigrad.ru%2Fpublication%2Fmargarita-afanaskina-ne-tak-dolgo-vsego-7-dnej

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