In connection with the search for the helicopter in the area Røldal, the helicopter was found in a steep mountainside between Røldal ski centre and Seljestad. Both the two that were in the helicopter is found dead at 0420 in the night, informs the operasjonsleder Per Algrøy in the West police district in a press release.
The two casualties the casualties is a woman and a man in 40-years. Next of kin is notified.
- accident aviation is notified. Police starts investigation to find the cause of ulykka, informs the Algrøy.
rescue teams will now use the time they need to get taken down the deceased in a safe manner, informs the on-duty redningsleder Johan Mannsåker by the joint rescue coordination centre Southern Norway to the Newspaper.
It was a Sea King rescue helicopter first located the crashed helicopter. It came to pass after the mobile phone to one of the two on board were traced to a base station at Seljestad.
Mannsåker says that it was local volunteers who managed to take out the helicopter, which is located in an inaccessible mountainside.
the Police got the clock 21.53 Sunday message from the family and friends of the two on board the helicopter on the way from Røldal ski centre to Adelaide was missing. Large crews have been looking for the helicopter through the night.
the Helicopter was of the type Robinson 44. It was on the way from Røldal ski centre to Adelaide clock 15.20.