Crashed in the Irkutsk region helicopter was 27 years old

Crashed in the Irkutsk region helicopter was 27 years old

Moscow. September 3. INTERFAX.RU — Crashed in the Irkutsk region helicopter Mi-8 was released in 1991 and had an airworthiness certificate until June 2019, said the Agency “Interfax-Siberia” an informed source.


“The machine is released and operated since 1991, in the Park of “Angara” was in 2016,” — said the Agency interlocutor.

He said that previously, the machine is also operated by the airlines “Baikal”, “IrkutskAvia”, she also participated in the peacekeeping activities of the United Nations (UN) from 2007 to 2011.

“Interfax” does not yet have an official review of “Angara”.

Earlier it was reported that the helicopter Mi-8 of airline “Angara” with a crew of three people Sunday not made contact when flying over the territory Kazankina-Lensky district of Irkutsk region.

On Monday, the wreckage of the helicopter and the bodies of the dead crew members were discovered at 290 km East of Ust-Kut.

According to preliminary data, a Mi-8 took off from the airport of the city of Ust-Kut in the village kunerma (Kazachinsko-Lensky district of Irkutsk region), has arrived at the destination and not made contact. Upon state of emergency the East Siberian investigative management on transport of SKR brought criminal case.