Putin remembered about attack his helicopter in Chechnya

The helicopter of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin in 2000, came under fire in Chechnya. About the head of state said in the film by Andrei Kondrashov “Putin”, which was uploaded in a social network “Schoolmates”.

According to Putin, the incident occurred at night on January 1, when he flew to the Chechen Gudermes to congratulate servicemen of the United group of Federal troops happy New year and give them awards. It was announced that a special flight be unable to land because of bad weather, but the true reason was the fire.

“I decided that it was in fact fireworks, because New year was. The pilots said, “What the Hey, we’re under attack,””, — added the President.

The head of “Rosneft” Igor Sechin, who then held the post of Deputy head of the presidential administration, said in the movie that Putin “ordered to immediately prepare a backup option pass on the machines,” but the track was mined. “On the way back triggered a land mine”, he added. However, as noted by the author of the film, as a result nobody has suffered.

During the filming of Putin shared his memories about how he had to make the decision to shoot down the plane on the opening day of the Olympic games in Sochi.More important news Telegram-channel “Tape days”. Signed!