In the Leningrad region in lake helicopter crash

In the Main Department of EMERCOM in the Leningrad region received message about the alleged helicopter crash in Priozersky district, near the village of Olkhovka, said in a statement on the Agency’s website.

“The scene went on duty shift fire station 143 fire service in Leningrad region and search and rescue team the city of Priozersk (9 human, 2 units)”, reported in Department.

Source TASS in law enforcement bodies told that the helicopter fell into the lake. “According to preliminary data, about 9:00 Moscow time the helicopter was hooked for the wires, there was a crash, he fell into the lake, according to some, even exploded,” said the Agency interlocutor.

Onboard the helicopter there could be two people told the news Agency in the press service of the regional administration. “This is a private helicopter, for 4-6 persons, departed from the camp site “the Signalman” near the village of Losevo. Presumably, on Board were two people”, said the source.

He said that the helicopter can be registered in the Moscow region.