The crew of the Mi-8AMT helicopter together with the technical staff arrived in Greece on July 30 for fire suppression, where they were was warmly greeted by representatives of the customer — «EUROPEAN FINANCE & AEROSPACE VENTURES S.A. «.
Uncontrollable bushfires in Greece that occurred due to high temperatures and dry summer continue to rage in the neighborhood of the town of Ioannina. Local authorities report that the fire cannot be dealt with due to dry weather and strong winds, which aggravates the situation.
It has been impossible to stop the fire since July 22. At the moment more than 250 firefighters are fighting the fire, being assisted by helicopters and airplanes.
The crew of the helicopter of the «Eltsovka Airlines» Aviation Enterprise has already started working and is successfully coping with the set task in the interests of the customer. The Mi-8AMT helicopter is equipped with a spillway device that holds up to 5 tons of water and is capable of performing a precise discharge to the fire site.
Helicopters of the «Eltsovka Airlines» have been repeatedly involved in the elimination of fires at the territory of the Tomsk region and the Krasnoyarsk region.
The capabilities of the crew and the professionalism of the employees ensure qualified and safe aviation works of any complexity in all geographic and climatic zones.