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In search of the missing in Altai, tourists used a helicopter

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In the Republic of Altai, the search continues for a 46-year-old tourist from St. Petersburg who fell into a mountain river on June 16. As the correspondent was told IA REGNUM in the press service of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the region, the woman was carried away by the current.

Members of the tourist group, which included the tourist, tried to find her on their own, after which they turned to the rescuers. The instructors of the tourist center “Vysotnik” examined the coastline for 7 days, but the search did not give any result.

“The MI-8 Altai Airlines helicopter examined the bed of the Akkem River with a length of 10 kilometers, it was not possible to find the missing one”— noted in the department.

The scene of the incident is located in a remote area. On June 17, a Mi-8 helicopter with employees of the Altai search and rescue team of the Russian Emergencies Ministry took off from Abakan.

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