moscow - With a crash of a transport helicopter in northern Russia are certainly 19 deaths. Three of the 22 passengers would have survived the crash of the MI-8 helicopter near the Yamal Peninsula.
It reports the Russian news agency Tass early Saturday morning according to the authorities.
One of the injured passengers managed to contact his cell phone with emergency services and guide them with directions to the scene of the accident. Some 140 rescue workers offered help that later.
Cause of the accident is not yet known. The unit would become an oil company Rosneft to related companies.