Russia: Hard landing in Khabarovsk Krai. FSB general dead


Illustrative photo by arsenal-info.ru

A helicopter crash-landed in Tuguro-Chumikansky district, near Nikolayevsk-on-Amur.

“The passengers managed to evacuate before the helicopter caught fire. On the way to the nearby hunting lodge, one kilometer from the place of the incident, one person suffered a heart attack which caused his death,” the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations reports.

According to the Interfax news agency, the deceased (born in 1946) was a General of the Federal Security Service (FSB) who also worked for Sibur company. He came to Khabarovsk Krai from Moscow.

Among the passengers there was a local businessman whose name has not been reported. He got a serious back injury. The third passenger was Sergei Melnichenko, the owner of industrial plants in Amur region.

Rostransnadzor and the Investigative Committee of Russia are probing into the accident.

belsat.eu following interfax.ru

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