Mine rescuers in the Altai Republic, St. He launched a search operation in connection with the fact that a tourist from St. Petersburg fell into the river at the foot of Mount Belukha. writes about him TASS With reference to the press service for the region of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergencies of the Russian Federation.
The accident occurred in the Ust-Koksinsky district, at the confluence of the Akkem and Yarlu mountain rivers. The woman fell while crossing the water. She was immediately swept away by the current, eyewitnesses could not help her.
It was reported that the tourist group with which the Petersburger traveled was not registered. Members of the group searched for him on their own, but the search yielded no results.
In addition, the instructors of the tourist center “Vysotnik” examined the coastline for 7 km from the drop point to the Tekelu waterfall, but they did not see any traces of the falls.
Now the rescue teams are examining the Akkem River bed with the Mi-8 helicopter. Its length is only 10 km. Currently, no traces of the missing person have been found. Another flight is scheduled for June 17 at 08:00 (4:00 Moscow time).
Earlier, two schoolboys lost in the woods, found survive in a month.