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Norway: Russian emergency workers prepare to lift downed Mi-8 helicopter02:38

Norway: Russian emergency workers prepare to lift downed Mi-8 helicopter

Norway, Spitsbergen
October 29, 2017 at 21:23 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian Emergency Ministry servicemen began preparations to lift a Mi-8 helicopter from the sea bed after it crashed in Spitsbergen, Norway on Thursday.EMERCOM, The Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters, is using a small unmanned underwater vehicle in order to explore the crash site on the bottom of the sea and has developed a way to lift the debris to the surface.The Mi-8, carrying eight Russian citizens en route to Barentsburg from the Russian settlement of Pyramiden, crashed on Thursday. The crash site was spotted by the Norway rescuers earlier on Sunday.

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Russian Emergency Ministry servicemen began preparations to lift a Mi-8 helicopter from the sea bed after it crashed in Spitsbergen, Norway on Thursday.EMERCOM, The Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters, is using a small unmanned underwater vehicle in order to explore the crash site on the bottom of the sea and has developed a way to lift the debris to the surface.The Mi-8, carrying eight Russian citizens en route to Barentsburg from the Russian settlement of Pyramiden, crashed on Thursday. The crash site was spotted by the Norway rescuers earlier on Sunday.

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