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50th anniversary of Mi-2 helicopters in the service of the Polish Armed Forces

50th anniversary of Mi-2 helicopters in the service of the Polish Armed Forces

PZL-Świdnik, a Leonardo Group helicopter manufacturer, is pleased to inform that on 20th May this year the celebrations commemorating the 54th anniversary of the establishment of the oldest helicopter unit in Poland, i.e. the 56th Air Base in Inowrocław, were held at Inowrocław-Latkowo airfield. A special event accompanying the feast was comprised by celebrations of… Read more »

Source: PZL-Świdnik, 29-May-17

Russian Helicopters signs first contracts for new light Ansat

Russian Helicopters signs first contracts for new light Ansat

Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) has signed two contracts to supply the modernised light Ansat passenger helicopter manufactured by Kazan Helicopters. Under the agreements, signed at HeliRussia 2015, the first customers for five of the new aircraft will be Tatarstan-based Tulpar Helicopters and Vector Aviation Company. “The niche for Russian-built light commercial helicopters… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 29-May-15

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24-Mar-15 Mil Mi-2 Yelizovo, Russia (2F)

Two deaths reported – helicopter on a post maintenance test flight after engine was replaced.  Registration variously quoted as RF-01186 or RF-01168

24-Mar-15

26-Dec-14 RA-15643 Mil Mi-2 Lower Maktama, Russia

Emergency landing, breaking the tail boom.  No injuries to three on board.

26-Dec-14

02-Nov-14 Mil Mi-2 Yamal, Russia (2F)

Russia’s Emergencies Ministry has confirmed the death of two persons in the crash of a private Mi-2 helicopter in Yamal, northwest Siberia.  Heliccopter crashed into a lake and only the tail visible above the water

02-Nov-14

First Air Force Military Training Centre students complete training on Ansat-U

First Air Force Military Training Centre students complete training on Ansat-U

The first group of third-year students at the Syzran campus of the Zhukovsky and Gagarin Air Force Academy’s Military Training Centre have completed training on new Ansat-U helicopters designed and built at Kazan Helicopters, a Russian Helicopters company (a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec). Previously Ansat-U helicopters were undergoing operation testing, and… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 30-Sep-14

13-Aug-14 Mil Mi-2 Tomtor, Russia

crashed due to wiring problem and burnt out completely. 2 crew members and 7 passengers managed to escape.

13-Aug-14

10-Jul-14 RA-23721 Mil Mi-2 Varyeganskiy, Russia (1F)

Tail boom (or rotor?) hit wires on take-off, causing crash.  Tail some metres from rest of wreckage, but unclear if that was contributory or result of accident.  Aircraft had been leased by Lukoil and had just dropped off oil workers. Pilot Nicholas Vandakurov killed.

10-Jul-14

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21-Jun-14 RA-3121K Mil Mi-2 Staromavrinskoe, Russia

Both pilots seriously injured in low level accident involving powerlines during agricultural operations – named as Anatoly Kurilov and Alexander Fumchenko

21-Jun-14

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01-May-14 SP-SFC Mil Mi-2 Czesty, Poland

Privately owned Mi-2 fell onto its side in accident in open field.  Main blades contacted tail boom.  7 POB, of which five to hospital.  Registration confirmed by this tweet

Source: SP-SFC, 01-May-14

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05-Feb-14 RA-1434G Mil Mi-2 Tevrizsky District. Russia

Rotor blades contacted building on take-off, causing helicopter to crash.  Post accident fire.  Pilot escaped unharmed

05-Feb-14

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09-Sep-13 Mil Mi-2 Dolinsk, Russia (3F)

Crashed and consumed by fire, killing all three on board.  Photos of wreckage show it half buried, implying significant vertical speed at impact.

09-Sep-13

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21-May-13 RA-20977 Mil Mi-2 Seversky, Russia

Helicopter crashed into field during agricultural operations

21-May-13

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17-Nov-12 Mil Mi-2 Ivanovo, Russia (2F)

2 killed when helicopter crashed into forest

17-Nov-12

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10-Aug-12 RA-3054K Mil Mi-2 Proletarsky, Russia (1F)

Helicopter crashed while carrying out agricultural work.  No further details at this time.  Pilot fatally injured

10-Aug-12

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16-Jul-12 Mil Mi-2 Mbouambe, Congo Brazzaville (2F)

Mi-2 owned by Congo Interior Ministry (referred to in one report as a “police helicopter”) crashed killing Russian citizen, SP Korostel, and Belarusian citizen, MF Cherenkov.  Earlier reports of 2 Ukrainians being killed were later dismissed

16-Jul-12

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22-Mar-12 Mil Mi-2 Sheksna, Russia

Two people hijacked the helicopter, forced the pilot to fly to a prison at gunpoint, and then hovered as a rope ladder was dropped town for prisoner Alexei Shestakov to escape.  Prison guards shot at the helicopter in an attempt to force it to land.  The aircraft was later found abandoned on the edge of… Read more »

22-Mar-12

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Russian Helicopters deny Mi-2 production restart

Russian Helicopters deny Mi-2 production restart

Russian Helicopters have denied the report in RIA Novosti earlier this week, in which they reported a new production line under the name Mi-2A would start in the Hebei Province in NE China later this year.  Our reporter Nikolai Vanesev even quoted the amount of money being invested in the project. “No smoke without fire”,… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 08-Feb-12

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Mi-2 production to restart – in China

Mi-2 production to restart – in China

While the Mi-2 was a Russian design, only the prototypes first flew in that country.  All the other 5,500 aircraft were produced by PZL at their plant in Swidnik, Poland, starting in 1966.  Production has now ceased there, although some overhauls are still done – including a current batch for the Polish Air Force. It… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 06-Feb-12

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30-Nov-11 UR-14322 Mil Mi-2 Kapitanovka, Ukraine (1F)

Impacted ground in fog while on low level pipeline patrol.  2POB, 1 fatal

30-Nov-11

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22-Jun-11 Mil Mi-2 Andreyevskaya Cossack, Russia (1F)

The helicopter had flown only about 300 metres after takeoff when it crashed, killing the sole occupant pilot

22-Jun-11

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18-Jun-11 Mil Mi-2 Boguchany district, Russia

Take-off accident, helicopter ended up on its side

18-Jun-11

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28-May-11 Mil Mi-2 Yasny, Russia (1F)

A Mi-2 helicopter crashed in the Stavropol Territory when it supposedly performed farm work. The pilot died, a source at the Emergencies Ministry’s regional centre said. The accident occurred in the village of Yasny at about 23:00 on Friday.

28-May-11

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05-Feb-11 RF-00854 Mil Mi-2 Kalmukia, Russia (2F)

Crashed and burst into flames shortly after take-off at 1900hrs – after emergency landing earlier in the day (see separate incident page here) and subsequent repairs.  Pilot and passenger killed.

05-Feb-11

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05-Feb-11 RF-00854 Mil Mi-2 Kalmukia, Russia

Emergency landing due to engine problems.  Later repaired but helicopter crashed fatally on subsequent take-off (see separate incident page here)

05-Feb-11

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22-Jun-10 4L-… Mil Mi-2 Laituri, Georgia

22-Jun-10

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16-Jun-10 (Serial TBA) Mil Mi-2 Pindaya, Myanmar (4F)

16-Jun-10

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12-Jun-10 RA-20598 Mil Mi-2 Kirov, Russia

Fourth digit of registration is not confirmed (see photos at URL2).  Options are 20558, 20568, 20588 or 20598

12-Jun-10

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03-Jun-10 RA-…. Mil MI-2 Lodeynoeye, Russia

03-Jun-10

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Mi-2 starts summer SAR service for Sea of Azov

Mi-2 starts summer SAR service for Sea of Azov

Ukraine’s Minister of Emergency Situations Nestor Shufrych has announced that a Mil Mi-2 helicopter has been allocated to a summer SAR role for the Sea of Azov.  This 14,500 square mile sea is bordered by Ukraine to the north and Russia to the south and south-east. The helicopter will fly in daylight hours only from… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 20-May-10

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8-Jul-09 Mil Mi-2 Lesnichenko, 35 km from Smolensk, Russia

8-Jul-09 Mil Mi-2 Lesnichenko, 35 km from Smolensk, Russia

08-Jul-09

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Czech Republic Air Force Mil Mi-2

Source: Airliners.net, 02-Jun-09

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2-May-09 RA-23710 Mil Mi-2 Kazan, Russia

2-May-09 RA-23710 Mil Mi-2 Kazan, Russia

02-May-09

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Mil Mi-2 grounded in Siberia following 22nd April accident

01-May-09

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29-Apr-09 N2560Q Mil Mi-2 Harlingen, US-Texas

29-Apr-09 N2560Q Mil Mi-2 Harlingen, US-Texas

29-Apr-09

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Colorful row of stored Mi-2s in Russia

Source: Flickr, 24-Apr-09

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22-Apr-09 RA-23302 Mil Mi-2 15 km from Luginetskogo gas field, Russia

22-Apr-09 RA-23302 Mil Mi-2 15 km from Luginetskogo gas field, Russia

22-Apr-09

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Profile: Indonesian Police Helicopter Operations

Source: Jakarta Globe, 04-Mar-09

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17-Feb-09 SP-ZXC Mil Mi-2 Budziszow, Poland (2F)

17-Feb-09 SP-ZXC Mil Mi-2 Budziszow, Poland

17-Feb-09

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12-Jan-09 RA-20981 Mil Mi-2 near Nefteyugansk, Tyumen Oblast, Russia (4F)

12-Jan-09 RA-20981 Mil Mi-2 near Nefteyugansk, Tyumen Oblast, Russia

12-Jan-09

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