19 people died and three others were rescued after an MI-8 helicopter Friday crash-landed in Russian Siberia's Yamal Peninsula due to poor weather conditions.

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19 people died and three others were rescued after an MI-8 helicopter Friday crash-landed in Russian Siberia's Yamal Peninsula due to poor weather conditions.

One of the three seriously injured survivors called the emergency department with a mobile phone.

Local emergency department has dispatched the first search and rescue team of 140 people, who took 20 pieces of equipment with them to the site of the accident.

The two black boxes of the ill-fated helicopter have been found.

The helicopter was flying from Suzunskoe oilfield in Krasnoyarsk region to the Urengoy village when the accident happened.

 

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