In the crash of a Russian helicopter off the coast of Norway killed eight people
Eight people died in the fall of the Russian helicopter in the sea near the island of Svalbard, reports FlashNord with reference to the representative of border guard of Norway.
Norwegian emergency services have confirmed the missing aircraft, according to them, on Board were three passengers and five crew members, reports Reuters.
Rescuers said the Agency indicated that everyone who was in the helicopter, Russian names. The fate of the passengers and crew service has not yet reported.
The interlocutor of the TASS in the Russian emergency services says five passengers and three crew members.
The helicopter was flying in Barentsburg, where the mine company “Arktikugol”. The source of Interfax said that the Board probably were shift workers. According to the interlocutor of Agency, the helicopter had not filed a distress signal.
Rescuers conduct a search operation in poor visibility conditions, at sea, strong waves, reports Reuters the message of the TV channel TV2.