Among the passengers of the Robinson helicopter, crashed in the waters of lake Teletskoye in the Altai, were former Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic Anatoly Bannykh, his wife and two children. It is reported TASS with reference to emergency services in the region. “On Board were five people: the pilot Dmitry Rakitskaya, his wife Yelena Bannykh and two children, a boy and a girl,” – said the Agency interlocutor. He also added that the investigation is considering several versions of the helicopter crash: bad weather, technical malfunction and pilot’s error. Robinson, owned by the flying club “Altai-Avia” has made a flying excursion to Teletskoye lake. According to preliminary data, the helicopter could sink. Photo: wtf_john_mcclane / instagram
In the United States died legendary jazz musician al Jerry. It is reported by Agence France-Presse, with reference to the Manager of the artist, RIA Novosti reported. 76-year-old musician last week was hospitalized in one of hospitals of Los Angeles, where he died on Sunday. El Jerro became seven-time winner of the award “Grammy”. In 2001, the musician received his star on the Hollywood walk of fame. Only the artist has recorded more than 20 albums, the first of which was released in 1975. Photo: Panoramic / Globallookpress
The authorities of the Altai Republic informed about the alleged crash of the helicopter Robinson R-66. According to the head of administration of the Turochaksky district, Vladyslav Riabchenko, the probable crash site of the mounted rescuers. It is reported by RIA Novosti. “The place is falling already discovered — Cape is Kocsi. Rescuers promise to arrive at the prospective place of falling of the morning”, — stated in the message. Is also reported in GU Ministry of emergency situations of the region information is not yet confirmed officially, stating that “it is still not clear where the helicopter fell: into the forest or into the waters of the lake.” It is known that the Robinson R-66 could perform unauthorized flights. On Board were five people, including a prominent businessman. Photo: strannik.666 / instagram
The published list of those on Board the helicopter Robinson GORNO-ALTAISK, February 12. /Offset. TASS /. Inter-regional public organisation of pilots and citizens — owners of the aircraft (AOPA-Russia) published a list of people aboard the Robinson helicopter allegedly crashed in the Altai Republic. “The list of persons on Board: Rakitskaya Dmitry — pilot, Rakitskaya, Elena, Anatoly Bannykh, Kozintsev Maria, Voevodin Gleb. The fate of the crew and passengers is still no reliable information. Note that the minor passengers on Board was not (previously, it was reported that on Board were two children — approx. TASS),” — said in a statement on the organization’s website. According to AOPA-Russia, helicopter flight Robinson was not the tour — the car was returned to home. The representative of the organization will be included in the Commission for the investigation of the incident, according to the website. In AOPA-Russia, noted that Dmitry Rakitskaya known
Rescuers Altai found a prospective place of falling of the helicopter Rescuers of the Altai Republic have discovered the alleged crash site of the helicopter Robinson R-66, crashed, presumably in the waters of lake Teletskoye. As reported “Газете.Ru” in the main Department of EMERCOM in the Republic, proposed location drop — toe Kocchi. The press service added that at present, rescuers are going to place the alleged crash on the all-terrain vehicles. However, to get to the intended location Robinson will be possible only by helicopter. In the MOE noted that the estimated time of arrival at the Cape of Cocchi to start the search and rescue operation — 07.00 local time (03.00 GMT). It is planned to increase the number of rescuers involved in the operation, up to 120 people. Earlier, a source reported that on Board the helicopter could be the Deputy Director of the Moscow helicopter complex
Source: on Board the crashed helicopter did not have children MOSCOW, February 12. /TASS/. Children on Board the Robinson helicopter that crashed in the waters of lake Teletskoye in the Altai, was not. About TASS reported in the emergency services of the region. Earlier it was reported that onboard the helicopter there were five persons, including two children. “Initially, there was confusion in the year of birth. According to some data, children were on Board,” said the source. In the helicopter were five people: the pilot Dmitry Rakitskaya, his wife Elena, a former Vice-Premier of the Altai Republic Anatoly Bannykh, as well as two passengers in 1985 and 1976 year of birth.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected as the 12th President of Germany The former head of the German foreign Ministry received the support of 931 delegate of the Federal Assembly. BERLIN, February 12. /Offset. TASS Vyacheslav Filippov/. Former Minister of foreign Affairs of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected as the 12th President of the country. He has got needed to win the support of more than half of the delegates to the Federal Assembly, a body convoked specially to elect the head of state. The meeting takes place in the historical building of the Reichstag in Berlin. The Federal Assembly consists of 1260 delegates, one half of whom are members of the Bundestag, the second electors, nominated by the parliaments of the Federal States. “Candidate Frank-Walter Steinmeier received the necessary votes and is thus elected President of Germany,” — said the President of the Bundestag Norbert Lammert. According to him, voted 1253
In Germany began the election of a new President Moscow. 12 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — the Election of the new President of Germany are held on Sunday in the Federal Assembly of Germany, reports broadcasting company “Deutsche Welle” (Deutsche Welle). Currently in alphabetic order, announce the names of the Convention delegates, after which they are held in a voting booth. Upon presentation of a special identity of the elector they are given a ballot, which will fill in the booth, put in an envelope and put it in the ballot box. Counting of votes will begin after the completion of the voting procedure. To the President of Germany was elected in the first round, he must obtain an absolute majority of votes — at least 631. The results of the first round, expected to be announced later on Sunday. A favorite for this election is a former Minister of foreign Affairs
Erdogan announced about the beginning of the withdrawal of is militants from al-Bab Moscow. 12 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — the Turkish army supporting units of the Syrian opposition, entered the Central part of the Syrian city of al-Bab, his capture is only a matter of time, said on Sunday Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. “Our forces entered the center (the city — if). The militants of the “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia — if) began to leave al-Bab”, — he told reporters. The Turkish army started a campaign in Syria in late August of last year. The operation to capture al-Baba was one of the toughest in this campaign, remind the Turkish media.
Photo: RIA Novosti Slovenian President Borut Pahor said at a meeting with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that it plans to discuss economic cooperation, steps to end the fighting in Ukraine, as well as the cooperation between Russia and the EU. Pahor noted that given the international situation for their regular meeting with Putin indicate a desire to maintain friendly relations and cooperation. “Of course, we’re going to talk today about economic cooperation. But I really would like to take this opportunity and as head of a state which is a member of the EU and NATO, to talk about what to do, what are the steps that would lead to peace in Ukraine, cessation of hostilities, greater confidence, including between Russia and the European Union as a whole,” said Pahor. According to him, between Russia and Slovenia supported a good relationship.