The Governor of Svalbard has reported the discovery of the body of one of the crew members crashed in the Barents sea of the Russian helicopter Mi-8. He was found 130 metres from the site of the sinking aircraft. In the near future, work will be performed at the raising of the body to the surface.
Found the body of one of the crew members, crashed in the Barents sea of the helicopter Mi-8. This was reported by TASS with reference to the Governor of Svalbard Kerstin Askhat.
«One of the victims in the accident was found Monday in the afternoon. The body was found underwater vehicle on the sea floor at 130 meters from the place of flooding of a helicopter,» she said, noting that soon the body will raise to the surface.
The Russian helicopter was lost on Thursday. On Board were scientists, explorers and crew members. Only 8 people. The wreckage of the helicopter was found Sunday off the coast of Svalbard at a depth of 209 metres.