“At Svalbard fell into the sea a Russian helicopter

On Board were eight people

Archived fotofoto: Press service of the far Eastern regional center of EMERCOM of Russia/TASS

– Russian helicopter with eight people on Board crashed into the sea near the settlement of Barentsburg on the island of Spitsbergen, according to the Norwegian rescue service (HRS NN) in his Twitter.

It is noted that the helicopter was flying from the village of Pyramid in Barentsburg, he went missing at 15:35 local time.

Investigated the circumstances of the emergency. Data on casualties yet.

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