The incident occurred on Monday around 2:00 p.m. local time in the Mezhdurechensky urban district of Kuzbass. An emergency occurred in the Mount Topkhan area during the landing approach of an aircraft belonging to the airline AeroGeo.
– The status of the crew and passengers is being clarified, rescue measures are being carried out. An inspection of the implementation of the legislation on flight safety with a visit to the scene of an aircraft accident was organized, Yevgenia Chikhanchina, senior assistant to the West Siberian Transport Prosecutor for interaction with the media and media, told the RG correspondent. the public.
Earlier, TASS reported that during an emergency landing of a helicopter near Mezhdurechensk, one person was killed and another was injured. According to a news agency source, there were ten people on board the private helicopter (its model is listed as Mi-8). The second helicopter, which was flying in conjunction with the one that made an emergency landing, has already delivered the deceased in the Mezhdurechensky urban district and flew for the wounded. And the remaining people must be evacuated from Gorno-Altaisk.