UTair Crash at Nizhnevartovsk

Wednesday, July 2, 2008
By George Hatcher


Pictured: A UTair Aviation Mil Mi-8T
Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net
Contact photographer Schelakovsky Maxim

What: UT Air
Where: 350 kms from Nizhnevartovsk, Russia
When: July 2 2008
Who: 9 fatalities, 13 aboard
Why: The helicopter was on landing approach when according to witnesses, it caught fire and crashed. Apparently one of the black boxes survived and is being studied. The crew survived the crash.

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