Thursday, November 26, 2015

The crash of the Mi-8 in Krasnoyarsk region: 10 people were killed and 15 injured – RIA Novosti

MOSCOW, November 26 – RIA Novosti. The victims of the disaster of the Mi-8 at Igarka in the north of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, according to updated figures, became 10 people, including the crew, another 15 are in intensive care.

 The search for the Mi-8. Archival photo

© Photo: courtesy DVRPSO EMERCOM of Russia

At the edge of the Emergency Situations Ministry reported that the Mi-8 was released on bond in the Krasnoyarsk Territory. At 11.45 (07.45 MSK) has been informed that the helicopter airline “Turuhan” follow the route “Igarka – oil pumping station.” Later it became known that the Mi-8 crashed nose into the bank of the Yenisei River, two kilometers from the airport of Igarka. He saw the airport staff and the first to come to the rescue.

“According to the latest updated figures, 10 people were killed, including a fully entire crew of three people, 15 are in intensive care,” – said the spokesman of the West Siberian transport prosecutor Oksana Gorbunova.

Authorities Krasnoyarsk Krai declared Friday a day of mourning in connection with the crash of the Mi-8.

Help the victims

“Fifteen of the victims were taken to Igarka CRH, the state of the two assessed as extremely difficult. At the moment all hospitalized to provide the necessary amount of care and medical research. The willingness to put hospitals and trauma centers are institutions of Krasnoyarsk and the region “, – said the official representative of the Ministry of Health edge Zoe Maslennikov.

In Igarka flew sanaviatsii and specialists from the trauma center at the Regional Hospital . As part of the team – three intensive care anesthetists, a neurosurgeon, traumatologist orthopedic surgeon. When stabilization will decide on the transport of victims to Krasnoyarsk.

According to the representative of the regional central board MOE Helena Yastrebkovoy, all on-site employs 100 people: doctors, emergency, operational investigative group and 27 units of equipment. There is a ship dismantling. Emergency Situations Ministry conducts rescue work.

SOGAZ acts insurer liable airline “Turuhan” – the owner of the Mi-8. According to the insurer, the limits of liability are more than two million rubles in the event of the death of the passenger, two million rubles in case of bodily injury and 23 thousand rubles in case of injury to property of passengers.

The causes and consequences

“The ship before the flight took a full inspection and was fine. The weather conditions were good,” – said Yastrebkova.

At the same time, previously caused the crash of the Mi-8 in Krasnoyarsk Territory law enforcement source in the region called technical failure of the aircraft.

The investigating authorities of the West Siberian Investigation Department of Transport opened a criminal case on grounds of crime under Part 3 of Article 263 of the Criminal Code (violation of safety rules and operation of air transport, resulting in the death two or more persons).

The West Siberian transport prosecutor’s office began checking the enforcement of safety into the helicopter crash.


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