The incident happened near Moskovskogo of the volcano. It is known that on Board the aircraft were foreign tourists involved in extreme sports Heli-skiing.

According to “Russian conversation” during landing the helicopter, which belongs to the company “Vityaz Aero” broke the front chassis.

Due to this incident, 2 people from the number of tourists received injuries of varying severity. Second of all the victims evacuated by helicopter to the village of Nikolaevka, where foreign tourists were waiting for the medical team.

According to the Minister of health of the Kamchatka Tatiana Lemeshko injured will be taken to the hospital of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. There they will be additionally examined and will provide the necessary treatment.

According to media reports, the victims were citizens of the United States and France . According to the preliminary version, extreme tourists have received combined injuries and will be hospitalized.

Note that Heli-skiing is one of the types of ski freeride – i.e. descent through untouched snowy slopes away from the slopes, which are specially equipped for this purpose. To the start of the route athletes up in a helicopter.