MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
In the Smolensk Region, the crews of Mi-8 multipurpose helicopters of the Leningrad Air Force and Air Defense Association of the Western Military District, during training flights, worked out the search and rescue of aircraft crews that suffered a simulated crash.
As part of the training, the pilots of a separate helicopter regiment worked out the search for victims using emergency signals from radio technical equipment, hovering above the ground, holding the helicopter over a given point, lifting the servicemen in distress aboard, as well as providing them with first aid.
During the training, three flight shifts were made, more than 60 flights.
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