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Posted: October 26, 2017

Russian helicopter carrying 8 crashes near Norway's Svalbard archipelago

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By Theresa Seiger, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

A Russian helicopter with eight people on board went down Thursday in the sea off the coast of Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, according to officials.

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Norwegian search and rescue officials said the helicopter was flying from Pyramiden to Barentsburg when it was reported missing around 3:35 p.m. local time Thursday. It was confirmed down 10 minutes later.


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