Russia’s investigative Committee opened a case after the crash of the helicopter Robinson R-66 in Altai. It is reported TASS with reference to the senior assistant Western-the Siberian investigatory management on transport SK of Russia Jan Strigovo.
“The case was opened under part three of article 263 of the Russian criminal code “Violation of safety rules of movement and operation of air transport, entailed on imprudence death of two and more persons”, —said Strizhova.
Currently at the scene of the helicopter crash, the search continues. The works are about 160 rescuers.
12 February at 20:20 local time (16:20 GMT) the witness reported the crash of a helicopter in the area of Cape Cocchi on lake Teletskoye. Later it became known that on Board Robinson were five people: former Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic Anatoly Bannykh, Deputy head of the helicopter systems Maria Kozintsev, chief pilot of the airline”, Altavia”Dmitry Rakitskiy with his wife, and also a base jumper Gleb Voevodin.
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