Russian and Norwegian rescuers lifted the body of the deceased in the crash of Mi-8 helicopter off the coast of Spitsbergen. In the EMERCOM of Russia said that the search operation was complicated by the short daylight hours and adverse weather conditions.
Russian rescuers together with the Norwegian colleagues raised the dead body at the crash of Mi-8 helicopter off the coast of Spitsbergen. It is reported TASS with reference to head of the operational group of EMERCOM of Russia Evgeny Saidov.
«By 11:15 Moscow time the body of the victim is brought aboard the vessel G. O. SARS», — said Saidov. He noted that the search operation was complicated by the short daylight hours and adverse weather conditions.
Earlier it was reported that on the eve off the coast of Spitsbergen, the Norwegian rescuers found the body of one of the pilots of crashed Russian helicopter Mi-8. The victim was found 130 metres from the crash site.
Mi-8 crashed on Thursday, on Board were five crew members and three employees of the research Institute of the Arctic and Antarctic. On Sunday, the helicopter was detected two kilometers from shore at a depth of 200 meters.
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