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The helicopter Mi-8 disappeared in Kamchatka

On the Kamchatka missing Mi-8 helicopter. According to preliminary data on board the aircraft could be four people, reports TASS information of the regional center of the Ministry of Emergency Situations.

The ministry said that on board the Mi-8 helicopter there were three crew members and one passenger. Earlier, the Far Eastern center of the Ministry of Emergency Measures received information that the Mi-8 helicopter, which was traveling along the route from the Bystraya River in the village of Esso of the Bystrinsky Municipal District to the Sopochnaya River in the Tigilsky Municipal District of the Kamchatka Territory, did not communicate.

Also, the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the region reported that four helicopters with doctors from the Center for Disaster Medicine and rescuers on board are ready for departure, and as soon as the weather improves, they will start searching for the Mi-8. Two helicopters of the Vityaz-Aero company and the Kamchatka regional search and rescue base will be ready.

The crew of the helicopter that disappeared in Kamchatka could make a decision to land and wait out the bad weather in a safe place, since the Bystrinsky and Tigilsky districts now have bad weather, the agency official said.

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