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The search for the missing in the Altai helicopter will resume the night of the storm

© Press-service of the Siberian regional center of EMERCOM of Russia/TASS

GORNO-ALTAISK, February 17. /TASS/. The search for the missing on February 12 in the Altai helicopter Robinson is scheduled to resume in the evening because of the storm on lake Teletskoye and snowfall. The weather by this time should improve, reported in the EMERCOM in the region.

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© EMERCOM of Russia in the Altai Republic

The search for the missing in the Altai helicopter suspended because of the storm

Altai has resumed the search for the missing helicopter

The search for the Robinson helicopter in the Altai, will continue on Wednesday

Mud bottom and the slope of the shore to 75 degrees complicate the search for the helicopter in the Altai

“The weather is (currently) very poor, on a lake storm, heavy snow, the search is suspended and in the water, and air . Tonight the work was carried out with the help of submersibles Falcon, surveyed 260 thousand square meters at depths down to 270 meters, however, there are no results. The search is expected to resume to-night – the weather should improve,” – said in management.

According to the MOE, with the help of helicopters to date has been able to survey 40 sq. km of water area of Teletskoye lake. Rescuers expect delivery in the area of searches of additional equipment – side-scan sonar KLEIN 3900, which allows observations to a depth of 200 m and to identify the objects located on the seabed.

On Board crashed on the Teletskoe lake the helicopter were five people: former Deputy Prime Minister of the Altai Republic Anatoly Bannykh, CEO of the company HeliClub (Moscow) Maria Kozintsev, chief pilot of the company Dmitry Rakitskaya, his wife Elena Rakitskaya and professional base jumper Gleb Voevodin. In the area of disappearance of the helicopter on 13 February was found the body of a woman.

Investigating bodies Western-the Siberian investigatory management on transport is in fact PE initiated a criminal case.

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