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Helicopter: aircraft remains recovery operations concluded

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Energy, Giovannini:

(ANSA) – BOLOGNA, June 14 – The recovery operations of the Agusta AW 119 Koala helicopter that crashed last Thursday on the slopes of Monte Cusna in the Modena Apennines were completed in the afternoon. In the crash of the aircraft – identified on Saturday morning – the 33-year-old pilot, Corrado Levorin and six other people – two Lebanese citizens and four Turkish citizens – who were flying from Lucchesia and headed towards the Treviso area lost their lives.

Several fire brigade teams belonging to the Reggio Emilia and Modena Commands, with the support of the Bologna heli-core, had taken part in the recovery of the seven victims in the bed of the Lama stream at about 1,600 meters above sea level. The operations were attended by the Saer and the Alpine rescue of the Guardia di Finanza.

Yesterday, after obtaining the green light from the Reggio Prosecutor’s Office, the recovery operations of the wreck began, the debris of which was collected in special bags, by teams in alpine trim coming from the Castelnovo né Monti detachment and from the headquarters. The sacks were lifted with the winch from a helicopter that took them near the sports field of Civago. Finally they were loaded onto a truck coming from the Bologna Command which transported them to the depot identified by the Judicial Authority. (HANDLE).

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Source: Ansa

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