Rus News Journal

Accidents

Oblomki Mi - 24 have found in mountains
Yesterday - 24, gone on Thursday the place of falling of one of two helicopters Mi is found in the Chechen Republic. According to the chief the press - services of the Air Forces of the Russian Federation of Alexander Drobyshevsky, Mi - 24 is found out from air by participants of search operation. As he said the helicopter is at height about 2 thousand in m above sea level . There it is directed poiskovo - saving group. About destiny of two pilots while it is not known. Searches of second Mi - 24 proceed. We will remind, on Thursday two passenger-and-freight Mi - 8 and two helicopters of cover of Mi - 24, having thrown party of scouts in mountains in the south of the Chechen Republic, have headed for Hankalu. From - for a strong fog and a snowfall visibility has fallen practically to zero. The commander of group has allowed a command to gain height. To both Mi - 24 it was possible, communication with them has been lost. Three basic versions of accident are considered: an emergency landing in gorge, collision with mountain and collision of two cars. Possibility of that Mi - 24 were brought down by insurgents, experts exclude, referring to weather conditions. Insurgents assert that both helicopters were lined with them.
OLEG - STULOV

Failure in Kabardino - Balkarii
the President of Federation of mountain skiing of Kabardino - Balkarii Kuanch Babayev and three more persons were lost today in autofailure. As have informed in Ministry of Internal Affairs KBR, mister Babayev, one more man and two women came back since a holiday in one of settlements of Chereksky gorge on the car Volga . Around Blue lakes the car has punched a protection and has fallen from the bridge. Circumstances of incident are found out.
ITAR - TASS