The procedure of identification of those killed in the crash of Mi-8 helicopter started in Novy Urengoy in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district (YANAO). In the crash, which explain the difficult weather conditions, killing 19 people, three passengers survived.
“The procedure of identification of the victims of the crash began in Novy Urengoy. Today will be forensic. Tomorrow will be a very difficult day – the mass identification of the victims, and today will be the first identification upon the arrival of relatives in New Urengoy”, – TASS was told in the administration of the YNAO.
Meanwhile, the TFR reported about the ongoing investigation: so, was seized technical documentation for the crashed helicopter. Investigators also must return to the crash site to solve a question on export of the aircraft for further storage. “The scene, and from the last refueling of the helicopter “Mi-8″ will be seized samples of fuel and lubricants for appointment
forensic. In addition, currently seized
documents of title to the aircraft”, – quotes the TFR data “Interfax”.
Upon the arrival of relatives of the victims plan to recognize them
as victims, the scheduled questioning of victims
helicopter crash who are currently on treatment in
Novy Urengoy city hospital, and also persons from among the employers
the victims and representatives of the airline “Skol”.
Helicopter Mi-8 of airline “Skol” carrying employees of a contractor of “Rosneft” in Novy Urengoy, on the evening of 21 October made a hard landing 80 km North-West of the settlement of Urengoy, Purovsky district of the YNAO. On Board were 22 people, 19 of them, including three crew members, died. Three victims were hospitalized, their lives are not in danger. On the fact of wreck of the helicopter criminal case under part 3 St. 263 criminal code of Russian Federation (“Infringement of safety rules of movement and operation of air transport, entailed on imprudence death of two and more persons”). The consequence considers three main versions of the crash: violation of operating rules and safety, equipment failure, adverse weather conditions.