Russian media said the latest Russian-28N helicopter crashed meters (Figure)
latest Russian-made rice-28N attack helicopters
LONDON July 9 news: According to the Russian “Kommersant” reported that a Russian Mi-28N latest type of helicopter gunships in a June crash tests, but the military blockade of the relevant information, until recently disclosed. Russian Defense Ministry’s Accident Investigation Commission set up after a preliminary investigation that the accident was probably due to pilot error or system failure caused by arms control.
It is reported that the crash occurred on June 19, was one meter-28N are various branches of the Moscow Military District 戈罗霍维茨 firing range test. Helicopter pilots will hover in a lower height and use of rockets and cannon firing on the target, but unfortunately at this time suddenly: rockets led to the helicopter engine exhaust produced severe surge. As the rapid loss of power, the pilot had to take an emergency landing measures. But the landing was not successful: the helicopter almost vertical height of 40 meters from falling. In the fall to the ground, the helicopter also sliding a short distance, in the process, the left bracket into the soil among the leading body to the left tip over, lift the propeller and the tail boom broken. Fortunately, no pilots were injured in the process.
m-28N helicopter manufacturers, helicopter engineer Andrei Rostov Val 佛罗梅耶夫 confirmed that the “hard landing” cause serious damage to the helicopter part, but he refused further comment. Currently, the Russian Defense Ministry’s investigation committee has not concluded its investigation. Rostov helicopter company that an accident is certainly not by the body material causes.
from the Russian Defense Ministry sources that may be on the automated equipment in the helicopter shooting occurred during a fault. Pilots had planned to use guns to shoot, but I do not know why they fired a rocket. The accident on the final findings will be announced later.
m-28N is in Moscow, “Miri,” the company developed a new type of helicopter gunships, night fighting capability because of its excellent and so was the “Night Hunter” nickname. Control officer for the two aircraft take-off weight of 11-12 tons, the maximum payload of 2.4 tons, flight speed 270-300 km/h, static ceiling of 3.6 km, 5 km dynamic ceiling, maximum range of 450 km. With the main weapons include: “attack” anti-tank missiles (up to 16), “needle” type air to air missiles (up to 8), no control rockets and a 30-mm cannon (250 rounds Beidan ).
the Russian Defense Ministry has ordered a total of 47 m-28N. Former Russian Air Force commander Vladimir Mikhailov said earlier that the Russian military in 2010 to buy about 50 m-28N and deployed in the North Caucasus. (Spring)