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Debris from missing helicopter found in the area of the Black Mountains.
Of the 11 former aboard the MI-8 helicopter survived only 4 people.
Mi-8 helicopter on board were 11 people missing on Friday in the Altai Mountains. Mi-8 was flying on the route Biysk - Chemal - Kosh-Agach. The purpose of the flight passengers were hunting. January 9, the helicopter was not available to us, then began his quest. The wreckage of missing helicopter found a border garrison 90 kilometers from the village Akta_. The helicopter fell into a deep ravine in the mountain Chernaya. In the co-pilot survived a plane crash Maxim Kolbin, the authorized representative of the Altai Republic in Moscow, Anatoly Bannykh, photographer Nikolai Kapranov and photographer Boris Belinsky. Once it became clear that in this valley will not see their rescuers, Maxim Kolbin went for help. He came to the frontier outpost on the border with Mongolia. He managed, with a frost minus 40 to go 40 kilometers on the border and to report the crash site. Plenipotentiary Representative of the Republic of Altai in Moscow not only survived the fall, but also helped proderzhatsya other survivors. Kapranov and Belinsky were in serious condition.
According to Anatoly Bannykh have denied the helicopter engine and crashed it - seven passengers, including the president and authorized representative in the State Duma Alexander Kosopkin died instantly when struck on the ground.
The investigation will be checked every possible version of the causes of the crash, including those related to weather conditions, crew error and denial techniques. Questions have a lot of investigation. For example, why the dead engine from the latest versions of MI-8, failed beacon, which was to strike at will automatically send rescuers via satellite coordinates of the fall? Tomorrow, when the mountains rassvetet, and evacuated the bodies to work at the crash site will join investigators.