Russian helicopter crashes in Siberia 10 killed MOSCOW: A Russian whirlybird carrying oil employees has crashed in jap geographic area, and officers say ten of the twenty five individuals on board were killed.
Russian news agencies say the Mi-8 whirlybird took aloof from Igarka within the Krasnoyarsk region and crashed two kilometres away on the banks of the Yenisey River.
It was transporting employees to the remote Vankor oil and gas field, which might be reached solely by whirlybird or, in winter, by land on the frozen watercourse.
The news agencies quoted prosecutors as voice communication ten were killed and fifteen lacerate in Thursday’s crash.
Investigators were still attempting to work out what caused the crash of the whirlybird, that is closely-held by the native Turukhan air company.
Vankor is operated by the state company Rosneft through a subsidiary.