Rus News Journal

In the Chita region the helicopter

has broken - Wreck has occurred during time uchebno - training flight at landing to field airdrome ROSTO around settlement Preobrazhenskiy, located in 80 kilometres severo - to the west of Chita, - the operative person on duty of the Siberian regional centre of the Ministry of Emergency Measures of Russia has told. - the fighting vehicle with board number 37 belonged helicopter eskadrile the Siberian district of internal troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.

Onboard there were three crewmen and nine passengers. At a crash of helicopter one of crewmen, the chief of communication of a helicopter squadron the senior lieutenant Vyacheslav Peredriev, was lost. Three more have got traumas of average weight - at two person crises of feet, at one - a thorax bruise. All victims are hospitalised in a city hospital of Chita. Other participants of flight also are delivered to Chita and yesterday gave evidences upon failure.

As the commander of the Siberian district of internal troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation the general - lieutenant Nikolay Novak who has suffered accident helicopter Mi has declared yesterday - 8 recently has passed major repairs, naletav after that only 80 hours from one and a half thousand provided by corresponding instructions. According to the commander, the commander of crew of the helicopter major Gatin - the skilled pilot, has class qualification the pilot - the instructor carried out fighting problems in flashpoints .

criminal case under article 351 of the criminal code of Russian Federation " is brought; Infringement of rules of flights and preparation for them .

as the preliminary version of failure kindling of a reducer of the bearing screw of the helicopter is called. The consequence should establish the definitive reason.