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.