The Mi-8 helicopter of the Russian interior Ministry in the Rostov region made a hard landing on the left Bank of the don hitting the power line.About it reports “Interfax” with reference to the official representative of southern transport Prosecutor Agnes Savchenko.
On Board the helicopter were four people who were killed there, said the Agency interlocutor.
On a scene there has already arrived the Volga-don transport Prosecutor, informs “RIA Novosti” with reference to the representative of southern transport Prosecutor’s office. The source added that the power line was hit by the helicopter blades. The lines have minor damage.
Despite the hard landing, the helicopter is not overturned, said the representative of the Prosecutor’s office.
According to the preliminary version, the main causes of the hard landing of helicopter Mi-8 in Rostov could be pilot error or problems. “It is too early to talk about the reasons”, — said the source TASS in law enforcement bodies. Thus, according to the Agency, in the cabin of the helicopter there were three persons.
In fact the incident is checked.
June 16 at Tomsk region helicopter Mi-8, OAO “Siberia Avia” made a hard landing. The incident resulted in the helicopter’s broken tail. On Board the helicopter were 25 persons there were no injuries.