Russian helicopter missing off Norway found: rescue center

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Posted: Oct 29, 2017 5:44 AM

OSLO (Reuters) - The wreckage of a Russian Mi-8 helicopter missing off Svalbard, Norway, since October 26 has been located, Norway's rescue coordination center said on Sunday.

The wreckage was found offshore at a depth of 209 meters, it said.

Eight Russian men - five crew and three passengers - are assumed dead and the search for them will continue.

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(Reporting by Ole Petter Skonnord; editing by Jason Neely)