Recall that on Monday, February 20, a Eurocopter AS350 helicopter with six passengers on board made an emergency landing near Mount Topkhan. According to preliminary data, one person died and another was injured.
A criminal case has been initiated under article 263 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (violation of traffic safety regulations and the operation of air transport, resulting in the death of a person due to negligence).
According to one version, a pilot error in difficult weather conditions caused the accident. The plane, along with another helicopter, was supposed to take tourists to the summit for snowboarding.