November 4, 1997 in Nation/World

Three Survive Helicopter Crash

Compiled From Wire Services

After two days of searching, rescuers found three survivors Monday from a helicopter crash in northwestern Siberia. A fourth person was killed in the accident, a news agency said.

The MI-2 helicopter vanished Saturday while on a flight from Nyagan to Rotor in Siberia.

Rescuers found the helicopter Monday morning in a remote area 60 miles southeast of Oktyabrsky. The pilot and two passengers survived the crash and were taken to a hospital, the ITAR-Tass news agency said. One passenger was killed.

The conditions of the survivors and the cause of the crash was not immediately known.

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