The Russian Ministry of Defense clarified that the servicemen were alive.
According to TASS, the Russian Mi-35 helicopter made an emergency landing in Syria during a patrol for technical reasons, the life of the crew members is not in danger, they are already at the airfield.
“On February 28, 2021, during a scheduled flight to patrol the territory of the province of Haseke (Syrian Arab Republic), a Mi-35 helicopter made an emergency landing for technical reasons”, – the Russian Defense Ministry told reporters on Sunday.
As specified in the military department, the crew of the Mi-35 helicopter by the search and rescue service was promptly delivered to the airfield.
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“Nothing threatens the lives of the pilots. According to the crew’s report, there was no fire impact on the helicopter”, – the ministry added.