14 March 2016, Monday, 19:01

Helicopter made a hard landing in the territory of Bashkortostan


UFA, 14 March 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Arthur Basyrov/. In Bashkortostan, a helicopter of "Light Air" company made a hard landing near the village of Voskresenskoye . The incident occurred today at about 15 o’clock.

According to the Volga Investigation Transport Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia, the helicopter performed a service flight on the route Ufa — Sterlitamak. The pilot-in-command of the aircraft and one passenger are alive. The helicopter had hull damage.

The preliminary cause of the emergency landing is adverse weather conditions.