Helicopter carrying body parts of An-148 passengers leaves for Moscow rss

12 February 17:38
Helicopter carrying body parts of An-148 passengers leaves for Moscow

A helicopter carrying body parts of passengers and crew members of the Antonov An-148 plane that crashed outside Moscow has taken off for Moscow

As of 4 PM, more than 700 body parts were found at the crash site. A Mil Mi-8 helicopter with some of them aboard left for Moscow.

It is going to deliver the remains to city hospital No 6 from where Emergency Ministry’s specialists are going to transport them to the forensic medical bureau for a postmortem.

Other body parts will be flown by next flight.

Specialists are now taking DNA samples from relatives of the killed. Psychologists of the Emergency Ministry’s Center for Emergency Psychological Aid are at the side of the relatives at all stages of investigation both in Moscow and Orsk. A joint group of 32 Ministry’s psychologists are working.

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