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Russia: EMERCOM lifts crashed helicopter out of lake in Olkhovka after 2 killed01:08

Russia: EMERCOM lifts crashed helicopter out of lake in Olkhovka after 2 killed

Russian Federation, Olkhovka
May 14, 2016 at 19:03 GMT +00:00 · Published

Footage released by the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) shows an EMERCOM Ka-32 helicopter lifting a downed helicopter out of lake Sukhodolskoye in the village of Olkhovka, Saturday, after the helicopter crashed into the lake earlier in the day, killing two people on board.

The exact circumstances of the accident are as yet unknown, however the private Eurocopter AF-350 took off from Svyazist tourist base and was allegedly caught on power lines and fell into the Sukhodolskoye lake, some 20 metres (65 feet) from shore at around 09:00 local time (06:00 GMT).

According to local investigators, the flight, which killed both the pilot and passenger on board, had not been authorised. A probe into the cause of the crash has been launched.

Russia: EMERCOM lifts crashed helicopter out of lake in Olkhovka after 2 killed01:08
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Footage released by the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) shows an EMERCOM Ka-32 helicopter lifting a downed helicopter out of lake Sukhodolskoye in the village of Olkhovka, Saturday, after the helicopter crashed into the lake earlier in the day, killing two people on board.

The exact circumstances of the accident are as yet unknown, however the private Eurocopter AF-350 took off from Svyazist tourist base and was allegedly caught on power lines and fell into the Sukhodolskoye lake, some 20 metres (65 feet) from shore at around 09:00 local time (06:00 GMT).

According to local investigators, the flight, which killed both the pilot and passenger on board, had not been authorised. A probe into the cause of the crash has been launched.