Mi-2 starts summer SAR service for Sea of Azov

Mi-2 starts summer SAR service for Sea of Azov 20 May, 10, Source: HeliHub.com

Ukraine’s Minister of Emergency Situations Nestor Shufrych has announced that a Mil Mi-2 helicopter has been allocated to a summer SAR role for the Sea of Azov.  This 14,500 square mile sea is bordered by Ukraine to the north and Russia to the south and south-east.

The helicopter will fly in daylight hours only from Kharkiv flying club in Berdyansk, with an operational radius of 150 miles

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