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
July 2, 2013
Reg
RA-22657
Make
Mil
Model
MI-8
MSN
8107
Location
45 km NW of Deputatsky in the Ust-Yana district
Country
Russia
CivilMilitary
Civil
Fatal
23
Operator
Polar-Airlines
Link 1
http://pda.itar-tass.com/en/c32/792754.html
Link 2
http://en.ria.ru/russia/20130702/182003060/At-least-15-Killed-in-Siberian-Helicopter-Crash---Police.html
Link 3
http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=ru&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.newsru.com%2Frussia%2F02jul2013%2Fvert.html

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