Rescuers surveyed 60 thousand sq m of water area in the area of the crash of Mi-8

Rescuers surveyed more than 63 thousand square meters in the area of the crash of helicopter Mi-8 near the Norwegian Spitsbergen archipelago. Eve managed to find the body of one of the pilots of the machines. The victim was found 130 metres from the crash site.

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, reports «TV Center».

Two days ago, the search operation joined by the specialists of EMERCOM of Russia. They have surveyed more than 60 thousand square metres of water area in the area of the accident helicopter, including using deep-sea remotely operated vehicle «Falcon».

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.
 



Rescuers surveyed 60 thousand sq m of water area in the area of the crash of Mi-8 31.10.2017

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