This file picture taken on May 5, 2011 shows the Russian helicopter which crashed, in the hangar of the base Kapp Heer at Barentsburg, Svalbard. Birger Amundsen / NTB Scanpix / AFPA Russian helicopter with eight people on board crashed at sea in Norway’s Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic on Thursday, Norwegian rescue services said, with fears growing over the fate of those on board.
None of the eight had been found three hours after the accident was reported. According to Russian media, they are all Russian nationals.
Chances of survival were fading rapidly, with air and water temperatures in the region …read more
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