Became known new details about the crash of the Mi-8 in Krasnoyarsk region, the result of which according to the latest data killed 15 people. It was discovered that the aircraft was stopped after 12 minutes after takeoff. Later the helicopter was found on the ice of the Yenisei river.
Transport helicopter Mi-8 companies "turuhan-air" not on the phone after 12 minutes after takeoff from the site of the airport Igarka in the Krasnoyarsk region, informs LifeNews. Communication with the crew was not, because this was the last machine that promised to take away workers "Vankor-Oil" and deliver it to the object.
It was later found that the helicopter crashed on the ice of the Yenisei river. In the area of the crash sent the vehicles and the hovercraft to evacuate passengers. Some time after the collapse of the surviving passengers were able to develop a relationship over the phone. About to "catch" the signal of cellular communication, the victims had to climb up the high Bank of the river.
In all of this, the number of victims of the tragedy rose to 15 people, RIA Novosti reported citing the transport Prosecutor's office. Became known the names of three of them - the commander of the weightless ship Alexander Malakhov, 2nd pilot Levon Ananyan and mechanic Radik Maleev.
Seven injured passengers taken to Igar Central city hospital. The remaining is removed from the aircraft and rescue service.
Remember, the Mi-8 helicopter carrying shift workers of the company "Vankor-Oil", was wrecked in the Turukhansk district of Krasnoyarsk Krai. According to passengers, the reason was wrecked in 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.
According to updated information, just the helicopter was 26 shift workers and 4 crew members. According to reliable information from an anonymous source in emergency services of the region, the preliminary cause of the helicopter crash was caused by a technical malfunction.
Besides all this, the version of the error of the crew in adverse weather conditions: precipitation in the region, but according to reliable information of weather forecasters, strong cloudy.
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