02-Jul-13 RA-22657 Mil Mi-8 Deputatsky, Russia (23F)

Loss of control due to mountain winds (according to this report), killing 23 of 28 POB.  The five survivors were the three crew and two of the passengers, one a child.

Date:
2 July, 2013
Reg:
RA-22657
Make:
Mil
Model:
MI-8
MSN:
8107
Location:
45 km NW of Deputatsky in the Ust-Yana district
Country:
Russia
Civil / Military:
Civil
Fatalities:
23
Operator:
Polar-Airlines
Link:
http://pda.itar-tass.com/en/c32/792754.html
Link:
http://en.ria.ru/russia/20130702/182003060/At-least-15-Killed-in-Siberian-Helicopter-Crash---Police.html
Link:
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