On Board crashed in the Irkutsk region helicopter were two people

CC BY-SA 2.0 / James / G-CIZG Robinson R-66 Helicopter Heli Air Robinson LtdВертолет. Archival photoOn Board crashed in the Irkutsk region helicopter were two peopleCC BY-SA 2.0 / James / G-CIZG Robinson R-66 Helicopter Heli Air Ltd

On Board crashed in the Vitim river in Irkutsk region helicopter Robinson were two people: the pilot and Board mechanic, told RIA Novosti the mayor of Bodaibo Evgenie Yumashev.

Helicopter Robinson fell into the river Vitim at Bodaibo district of the Irkutsk region. Organized search and rescue work. Earlier it was reported that on Board were one person.

«The helicopter touched a power line, at the crash site shows signs of breakage. On Board were two people – a pilot and Board mechanic. The private helicopter, owned gold mining company,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

He said that the aircraft is at a depth of 11 meters. In the vicinity of the city, the weather is changeable — cloudy, goes snow.

According EMERCOM in the region, the helicopter made contact at the appointed time. At the crash site sent to representatives of the State inspection on small size vessels, the task force bodaybinskiy fire rescue garrison, employees of the police Department. Ready to fly helicopter EMERCOM rescuers with 10. The issue of sending divers.

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