21-Jul-13 RA-1881G Eurocopter SA316B Solohaul, Russia

Helicopter was circling nose-down at low level before crashing into shallow Shahe River – see video.  Possible engine failure – note flame from exhaust just prior to impact

Date
July 21, 2013
Reg
RA-1881G
Make
Eurocopter
Model
SA316
Location
Solohaul
Country
Russia
CivilMilitary
Civil
Link 1
http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/tourist-captures-helicopter-river-plunge-video/483510.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%2Faviaforum.ru%2Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D37346
Link 3
http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=ru&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Ffedpress.ru%2Fnews%2Fsociety%2Fnews_event%2F1374465439-turisticheskii-vertolet-upal-v-reku-v-sochi

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