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Группа из 20 геологов эвакуирована вертолетом из полевых стоянок в Якутии The evacuation of the first group of geologists who are stuck at the field sites of the Ust-Yana district, was completed. A helicopter evacuated 20 people. Have to perform two flights. About TASS reported the press service of the airline “Polar airlines”.

“Today, the Mi-8 helicopter, who was a Deputy at the airport waiting for the weather to improve for flying in Ust-yanskiy district, made the flight on request of JSC “Angiologia”. At this time, made flight on a route of the Deputy – Agecat – Parliamentary, on Board of which came 20 people, including students of NEFU them. M. K. Ammosov”, – have informed in the company.

As told TASS the head of the Ust-Yana district Georgy Fedorov, field sites are located at a distance of 130 km from the district center Deputy. “First received a request to evacuate 22 people, then 38, then 59, and said today to evacuate more than 60 people”, – said the head of the district.

The worsening weather did not allow to evacuate people from the field places of work. “Poor visibility, snowfall was not allowed to take out people. But today, the evacuation will be completed,” concluded Fyodorov.

This was also stated by the airline. “The work at the request of JSC “Angiologia” will continue. Have to perform two more flights,” – said in the “Polar airlines”.