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Training of search and rescue support units took place on the basis of a long-range aviation regiment in the Murmansk region.

According to the plan of the exercise, the crews of a mixed aviation squadron with a search and rescue and parachute service unit worked out the search and rescue of a conditionally distressed crew in a sparsely populated area.

After receiving a distress signal and location coordinates, a multipurpose Mi-8 helicopter was sent to the evacuation area, the crew of which hovered over the evacuation point, and aviation rescuers, using a winch and a special basket, lifted the evacuated crew aboard.

On board the helicopter, specialists from the search and rescue and parachute services provided the conditionally injured with the necessary first aid.

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