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The Ministry of Emergency Situations called a probable cause of crash of the helicopter in Tuva

The Ministry of Emergency Situations called a probable cause of crash of the helicopter in Tuva

The Mi-8 helicopter which was gone in Tuva on October 10, 2014, most likely, broke about a mountain slope. The head of the press service of Control center reported about this TASS crisis situations of regional government of the Ministry of Emergency Situations Dmitry Kryzh.

According to him, accident occurred at height about 2,6 thousand meters above sea level. «There very big bias – about 45 degrees», – was specified by him. The representative of the Ministry of Emergency Situations noted that Continue reading

The helicopter which has gone in Tuva could find half a year ago

The helicopter which has gone in Tuva could find half a year ago

In Tuva found the Mi-8 helicopter, gone in the autumn of 2014. In the same place found bodies of 10 people who were onboard at the moment of accident. Besides, inspectors argue that on fragments of a vessel ignition traces are found.

«Fragments are found in the mountain remote district. According to preliminary data, ignition traces by the helicopter» are found, – told TASS a source in the West Siberian investigatory management on SK Russian Federation transport.

Besides, on a place of crash Continue reading

The pilot stole the helicopter after quarrel with the wife

The pilot stole the helicopter after quarrel with the wife

In the sky it frightened of the drunk bends inhabitants of two villages.

As "Komsomolskaya Pravda" – Irkutsk reports, criminal case is directed to Krasnoyarsk regional court concerning the former second pilot of Turukhan airline. Accusation under article 211 (stealing of a vessel of air transport) is brought to it.

Let’s remind, on June 6 about 23.00 hours inhabitants of the village Turukhansk and the next Farkovo were outright alarmed flights of the strange helicopter: it too low Continue reading

The Iraq helicopters struck blow to terrorists in Syria

The Iraq helicopters struck blow to terrorists in Syria

Helicopters of the Iraq Air Force struck blow to alleged helpers of terrorists in Syria, report foreign editions.

According to some information, group of people tried to get illegally on the territory of Iraq. Therefore the decision on elimination of violators directly in the territory of Syria was made. According to preliminary data, during attack from air about 8 people were destroyed.

"The army struck blow to a column of fuel trucks in the Syrian territory in attempt of penetration Continue reading

The Rosaviation allowed to continue Boeing-737

The Rosaviation allowed to continue Boeing-737

The Rosaviation did not find the bases for a suspension of flights of passenger Boeing-737 planes. It was declared by head of department Alexander Neradko following the results of meeting with air carriers, reports "Interfax".

According to him, the Russian airlines will continue to maintain aircrafts as registered in Russia, and abroad – on the Bermudas and in Ireland.

Neradko explained that the Interstate aviation committee (POPPY) sent the document in which asks to consider earlier Continue reading

China will buy Russian Su-35 on 2 billion dollars

China will buy Russian Su-35 on 2 billion dollars

Russia and China, according to head "Rostekh" Sergey Chemezov, carried on «long negotiations on delivery of Su-35 to China» during which Chinese bargained not worse than brisk Odessa torgovka on the Supply.

Effective actions of the Russian VKS in Syria, apparently, pushed Beijing to the conclusion of the transaction, because of fear that somebody will manage to outstrip them in this question. One of these days the largest Russian-Chinese contract on not less, than two billion dollars Continue reading

The Syrian insurgents brought down two helicopters

The Syrian insurgents brought down two helicopters

In the Syrian province of the Boor Bashar Assad’s opponents brought down two helicopters. As the Israeli newspaper Haaretz reports referring to one of the Syrian groups, speech can go about helicopters of the Russian Air Force.

Besides, information, at least, about one brought-down helicopter is confirmed by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights organization according to which incident occurred near the city of Kafr-Nabuda to the North from Boors.

In turn, fighters argue that the second Continue reading

The Mi-28NE helicopter for Iraq

The Mi-28NE helicopter for Iraq

At the air show which have taken place on July 1, 2014 in Rostov-on-Don in honor of the Rostvertol plant 75 anniversary two fighting Mi-28NE helicopters, made for Iraq (officially the customer was not called) for the first time were noticed. Helicopters bear two-ton yellow camouflage coloring without any identification marks and are not equipped with nadvtulochny RLS N025E.

As it was already reported earlier, in the annual report of JSC Rostvertol for 2013 (Iraq) 28 fighting Mi-35M helicopters Continue reading

Georgia will get rid of the Soviet helicopters

Georgia will get rid of the Soviet helicopters

In armed forces of Georgia modernization of helicopter park during which Soviet "Mi" will be replaced with American "Mohawks" is begun.

All resources which it was planned to spend for repair, the contents and service of the Soviet helicopters, will be directed on updating of helicopter park, the Izvestiya newspaper reports. How many helicopters it is necessary to replace while it is not known. Except the American cars Georgia expects to get and the French helicopters.

On February Continue reading

On the Russian base in Armenia created a squadron of helicopters

On the Russian base in Armenia created a squadron of helicopters

In Erebuni’s Armenian airfield near Yerevan where the aviagroup of the 102nd Russian military base is deployed, it is decided to create a squadron of helicopters.

Before on arms of our aviation group in Armenia the squadron of fighters MiG-29, carrying out fighting problems of antiaircraft defense in interests of the CIS air defense incorporated system consisted. With the advent of here army aircraft – helicopters Mi-24P, Mi-8МТ and Mi-8СМВ – possibilities of cover of important objects from air Continue reading