The military rescued “those in distress” in the Gulf of Finland – Rossiyskaya Gazeta


Aviation rescuers of the Leningrad Air Force and Air Defense Association conducted training in the water area of ​​the Gulf of Finland. They evacuated servicemen in distress on the water.

According to the press service of the Western Military District, according to the plot of the exercises, an aircraft with passengers crashed near the coastline of the Gulf of Finland. A search and rescue helicopter Mi-8 with a team of rescuers and special equipment flew to the rescue.

People in the Gulf of Finland were recorded, the group was parachuted into the water using a winch. And only then the “victims” were lifted aboard one by one in the hover mode. They received first aid in the Mi-8 cabin.

The helicopter crew flew ten times to the water area of ​​the Gulf of Finland to carry out rescue operations.


Source: Российская Газета by rg.ru.

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