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KRASNOYARSK, June 19 (Itar-Tass) - An engine speed loss is a preliminary reason for an emergency landing of a Mi-8 helicopter in the Krasnoyarsk territory, the head of the Krasnoyarsk territorial department of the aircraft safety watchdog Rosavianadzor, Anatoly Khramtsov, told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.
The helicopter left the town of Kodinsk to inspect wild-fire prone areas, he said.
Soon after the takeoff the helicopter’s commander took a decision on the emergency landing after he found out that the engine loses speed.
Onboard Mi-8 owned by the Krasavia state-run air carrier there were six people - three crew members and three passengers.
All of them are alive and healthy, the press service of the Krasnoyarsk territory emergencies department told Itar-Tass.
The accident took place 82 kilometers from the village of Vanavara in Evenkia.
Krasavia’s fleet includes 47 planes and helicopters, including An-2, An-24PB, An-26, An-26B-100, An-32A, An-3T, Yak-42, L 410 UVP-E20 planes and Mi-8AMT, Mi-8MTB-1, Mi-8T helicopters.
The company carries out regular regional flights, emergencies flights to liquidate technogenic and natural calamities and first medical aid flights.