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The crew of the Mi-8 amtsh helicopter of the Army Aviation of the Eastern Military District, stationed at the Chernigovka airfield, performed a monitoring flight in the forest area of ​​the Ternei village of the Primorsky Territory, and then, based on the results of aerial reconnaissance, delivered a group of firefighters to the fire site.

In total, 3 flights were performed, 19 people were transported, 2.5 tons of cargo were delivered.

The decision on the allocation of aviation was made by the commander of the Eastern Military District, Hero of the Russian Federation, Colonel-General Gennady Zhidko, at the request of the Governor of Primorye.

The helicopter, equipped with a VSU-5 spillway device, will, if necessary, be used to extinguish a natural fire in the fire-hazardous region of Primorye.

For reference: Spillway devices VSU-5 are designed for transporting water, as well as discharging it to the fire site. The tank capacity is up to 5 tons of water.

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