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"Black boxes" that crashed Mi-8 found

September 23 2007

Found on the Yamal flight recorders has fallen recently Mi-8 helicopter. Bodies of the dead in the crash had already lowered the slope of the mountain, but to evacuate them prevent bad weather.

Told Head of Information and Public Relations Ministry of Emergency Situations of Yamal Andrey Gorbunov. The accident killed six people, reports " Interfax ".

Recall that the Mi-8 helicopter belonging to the LLC airborne Flight Research Center, flew on September 9 at 7:05 Moscow time from the airport Salekhard in Vorkuta region of Komi Republic - to conduct airborne geophysical surveys. On board the car were the crew commander, pilot, navigator, flight engineer, an operator and an operator-trainee.

Due to bad weather conditions dispatchers were not allowed to land helicopters at the airport "Vorkuta", after which the Mi-8 took the opposite course. In the control the crew did not come out on bond, and September 20 were found the wreckage - the car was smashed in the Mount hanmi.

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