Missing Robinson helicopter found destroyed in Altai, pilot killed

The Robinson R-66 helicopter, which disappeared after taking off from Novokuznetsk in the Kemerovo region, was found destroyed near the Karakol lakes in Altai. The pilot was killed.

The Novokuznetsk Transport Prosecutor’s Office initiated an inspection in connection with the crash of a Robinson R-66 helicopter in the Tashtagol District of the Kemerovo Region, informs press service of the West Siberian Transport Prosecutor’s Office.

“According to preliminary information, the pilot of the aircraft was killed,” the message says.

Earlier, citing a source, it was reported that the helicopter was heading to the region of the Karakol lakes. Communication with him was lost, an emergency beacon went off.

The helicopter belongs to OOO Kustardt. In the company “Interfax” confirmed the incident with the loss of the aircraft.


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