Putin arrives in France for first meeting with MacronRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 29, 14:58
Romano Prodi believes G7 takes back seat without Russia and ChinaWorld May 29, 14:24
War on terror to top Putin-Macron talks agenda — KremlinRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 29, 14:16
Kiev's intelligence agency raids Yandex offices in UkraineWorld May 29, 14:11
Diplomat says Montenegro playing 'Russian interference' card as excuse for NATO membershipRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 29, 14:00
Putin declares 2018-2027 to be Children’s Decade in RussiaSociety & Culture May 29, 13:30
Press review: Macron’s 'independent policy' display and MC-21’s maiden flight to successPress Review May 29, 13:00
Tefft confirms Huntsman may soon replace him as US ambassador to RussiaWorld May 29, 12:17
Le Pen says Putin’s visit to France will bolster relations between countriesWorld May 29, 12:13
MOSCOW, October 21. /TASS/. No exact location of a Mi-8 helicopter crash landing site has been established as of yet. Rescuers are heading to a presumable crash site in Russia’s Yamal-Nenets autonomous area, a source in the local law enforcement agencies told TASS on Friday. According to Russian Air Transport Service, 25 people, including 3 crew members, were onboard Mi-8 helicopter.
"The exact location is being established. The crew is out of contact. The crash landing was reported by a passenger," the source said, adding that, according to the passenger, the crew had made a landing attempt but the helicopter had at least been damaged when it hit the ground. So far, we have no further data. There were 22 people, including the crew, aboard the helicopter.
Presumably, the helicopter crash landed some 80 kilometers of the city of Novy Urengoi. So far, there is no information either about possible damages or casualties is available.
The MI-8 was flying from Vankor to Novy Urengoi. Radio contact with the rotorcraft was lost soon after the takeoff. The helicopter did not arrived at its destination at due time.