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Потерпевший катастрофу в Сочи вертолет перевозил туристов Helicopter AS350 crashed on the local area in Sochi, was carrying tourists from Moscow, reports TASS.

This was announced by the head of the Department of health administration of the city-Marina Vardazaryan. “The helicopter was carrying tourists from Moscow”, – she said.

Previously TASS reported that the condition of three of five victims of the helicopter crash remains heavy, all taken to the hospital from the accident multiple injuries of the body. Patients have already prepared for transportation to the regional hospital, but emergency transport, according to doctors, is not required.

Earlier it was reported that one person was killed in a helicopter crash in Sochi. The photographs of eyewitnesses posted in social networks, it is clear that a two-storey house, near to which the helicopter fell, there was no serious damage to the exterior. Thus destroyed the fence around houses and outbuildings.

The Federal air transport Agency did not rule out that the commander of the crashed helicopter could carry out illegal business activities to provide sightseeing flights.

The crashed helicopter AS350 was owned by ZAO “Eltsovka”. He followed the route Krasnaya Polyana, Imereti lowland.