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The search for a snowboarder caught in an avalanche goes on the fifth day in Chukotka

The search for a snowboarder caught in an avalanche goes on the fifth day in Chukotka
Photo: chukotka.rf

In Egvekinot, the search for a snowboarder who has fallen under an avalanche continues for the fifth day. On Thursday, December 26th, they started at 8:00.

The day before, an airmobile group of the Russian Ministry of Emergencies in the Chukotka Autonomous Region arrived in Egvekinot. Two bulldozers, two TRECOLs work on the spot, 20 people are involved. The terrain is also examined using a quadrocopter.

According to the press service of the government of Chukotka, the place of the avalanche was divided into sections where they identified the most likely locations for the snowboarder. You have to look for it at high altitude and in severe frost.

For four days, experts examined the entire area of ​​the avalanche that had come down, so the help of volunteers is not required. Assistance in assessing the situation is provided by an avalanche specialist, an employee of the meteorological service.

Snowboarder rode on an unequipped slopeand ended up under a snow avalanche. It turned out to be the largest in the last 35 years.

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