Kazaviaspas helicopter departed for search of Kazakhstani climbers in Tian-Shan
Astana. August 22. KazTAG - Kazaviaspas helicopter has departed for search of Kazakhstani climbers in Tian-Shan, said Nursultan Nurakhmetov, official representative of the Emergency Situations Committee.
"Today Mi-171 helicopter of Kazaviaspas has departed from Karkara climbing camp, Almaty region, to Kyrgyzstan to the Victory peak to search the climbers with the use of thermal imagers. The weather is fine in the mountains," said Nurakhmetov.
As it was reported the search and rescue operation for Kazakhstani climbers Murat Otepbayev, Andrey Korneyev, Alexander Chechulin, who presumably died of fluid lungs, started on August 19. The climbers are missing in Tian-Shan mountains in Kyrgyzstan.
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