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A new helicopter for domestic passenger transportation arrived in Kamchatka

The new Mi-8MTB1 helicopter for passenger traffic on domestic airlines arrived in Kamchatka. The aircraft made a landing at Yelizovo airport on Monday, 12 May. This was announced by Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Kamchatka Territory Yuri Zubar.

The new helicopter arrived in the region on its own from the Kazan Aviation Plant. The crew for the ferry Mi-8MTB1 from Kazan to Kamchatka consisted of 6 people. The net summer time to Kamchatka was about 40 hours.

The helicopter is designed to carry 22-26 passengers. The aircraft was purchased at the expense of the state program "Development of the transport system in the Kamchatka Territory for 2014-2025". For the purchase of the helicopter 439 million rubles were allocated from the budget of the Kamchatka Territory. At present, the procedure for acceptance and registration of a new helicopter has begun.

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