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Helicopter with tourists on board made a hard landing in Kamchatka

Helicopter with tourists on board made a hard landing in Kamchatka
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In Kamchatka, a helicopter with tourists made a hard landing. There were 25 people on board, three of them needed urgent medical attention. No deaths reported.

According to TASS, citing an informed source, the Mi-8 helicopter operated on the route Kozyrevsk - the valley of geysers. On the way, the pilots had to make a hard landing in the area of ​​Mount Dzenzur in the Kronotsky Reserve. As a result of emergency at the rotorcraft, the tail section was damaged.

Onboard there were three crew members and 22 passengers. Rescuers report three injured, two got leg fractures, one person got a neck injury. Another helicopter with doctors on board immediately flew into place. Help has already been provided. Meanwhile, the transport prosecutor's office and the Federal Air Transport Agency have already begun checks on the fact of the incident.