Accident of helicopter Mi-8 in Krasnoyarsk region killed twelve people. It is known that in the transport were 26 passengers and 4 crew members.
Became known new details of the catastrophe in the Krasnoyarsk region. The result of the crash of the Mi-8 in the Turukhansk district, killing twelve people, reports RIA Novosti referring to the official dealer of the West Siberian transport Prosecutor Oksana Gorbunov. "According to our information, 12 people were killed - the crew and passengers, some 10 km from Igarka," said Gorbunova. It is known that killed 9 passengers and 3 crew members
As informs LifeNews that the aircraft was carrying workers "Vankor-Oil". According to updated information, just the helicopter was 26 shift workers and 4 crew members. According to reliable information source in emergency services of the region prior to the cause of the helicopter crash was caused by a technical malfunction.
Also, the version of the error of the crew in difficult weather conditions: precipitation in the region, but according to reliable information of weather forecasters, there is a strong chance of rain.
Remember, earlier it was reported that the Mi-8 helicopter carried out flight Krasnoyarsk region. According to passengers, the reason, crashed 2 km from the airport Igarka. "The helicopter is lying on its side," declared an anonymous source in the emergency services. To the scene were sent to rescue services. Later have any information about the death of 3 crew members, but later discovered that the victims of the catastrophe is much greater.
A similar collapse happened in early July of 2015 in Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous district. The helicopter Mi-8 of airline UTair, flying from Nizhnevartovsk to Surgut, crashed. On Board air transport was 5 people. Currently identified the bodies of 3 people, as well as the component parts of the helicopter and stuff.
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