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Russian missing helicopter found in Norway

Reuters | Reuters

06:50, October 30, 2017

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Underwater picture of the wreckage of Russian helicopter missing since Thursday October 26, outside Barentsburg, Svalbard (Spitsbergen), October 29, 2017. Photo: Reuters


The wreckage of a Russian Mi-8 helicopter missing off Svalbard, Norway, since October 26 has been located, Norway’s rescue coordination center said on Sunday.

The wreckage was found offshore at a depth of 209 meters, it said.

Eight Russian men - five crew and three passengers - are assumed dead and the search for them will continue.



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