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In the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous conducted search of the missing helicopter


In the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District, the Mi-8 helicopter disappeared.

At about half past one in the morning, the helicopter pilot was supposed to contact the airport's air traffic controllers, but this did not happen. A few hours later, special squads were sent to search for the aircraft, but it has not been possible to detect the aircraft with five people on board.

At the moment, in the search and rescue operation involved eight units of equipment and about 90 people. According to some information available from the Avia.pro information portal, the helicopter could make an emergency landing in the territory of the Surgut region, where the main search forces are concentrated.

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