02 July 2012, Monday, 17:56

Helicopter R-44 made an emergency landing in Bashkiria, no casualties

author: Olga Murtazina

In Tuimazinsky region nearby Imangulovo village a light helicopter R-44 made an emergency landing. On preliminary data, the blade of an oar of the engine broke in the air. There are no casualties in the accident, the pilot and two passengers refused from hospitalization, the Main Directorate of EMERCOM on RB informs. The helicopter belonging to the company «Ufa airlines» was chartered by JSC "Uralsibnefteprovod" for flights over oil pipeline to monitor illegal taps. According to some data, the helicopter broke into flames at falling onto the area near М5 highway, the fire was promtly extinguished.

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