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The ground search and rescue group of the Central Military District (CVO) after the completion of search and rescue support for the launch and landing of the Soyuz MS-20 spacecraft returned from the Republic of Kazakhstan to the point of permanent deployment in the Russian Federation.

The crews of the FEM-1 and FEM-2 “Blue Bird” search and evacuation vehicles and support equipment made a march of about 700 kilometers from the settlement of Arkalyk to the Chelyabinsk region. At the moment, the personnel of the search and rescue group is servicing the equipment at the point of permanent deployment.

About 200 rescue specialists were involved in organizing search and rescue support for the landing of the Soyuz MS-20 descent vehicle, an aviation group: 12 Mi-8 helicopters, two An-12 aircraft and one An-26 aircraft; more than 20 units of ground vehicles, including six modernized search and recovery vehicles FEM-1 and FEM-2 “Blue Bird”.

The landing of the descent vehicle of the Soyuz MS-20 manned spacecraft took place on December 20 at 06:13 Moscow time. Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin and space flight participants – President of the Start Today corporation Yusaku Maezawa and his personal assistant Yozo Hirano returned to Earth.

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