“Found the body of the deceased crew members crashed on Svalbard helicopter

Onboard Mi-8 there were eight people

Castellina operation at the crash site of a Russian Mi-8Фото TASS Natalia Dmitruk

– The body of the deceased crew members crashed near the Spitsbergen archipelago of Mi-8 helicopter found near the crash site. This was reported by “Interfax” on Monday an informed source.

According to him, his dead body was discovered underwater search unit near the crash site. The search operation continues.

Helicopter Mi-8 of airline “Konvers Avia”, which was carrying five crew members and three employees of the research Institute of the Arctic and Antarctic, October 26, flew out of the abandoned settlement of Pyramid in Barentsburg. At 15:35 local time (16:35 Moscow time) in the rescue center received a report that a helicopter had gone.

On the night of October 29 to search for the helicopter was joined by more than 40 rescuers EMERCOM of Russia, the wreckage of the helicopter was discovered on Sunday by the Norwegian vessel, two kilometers North-East of Cape Heer.

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