October 26, 2017 / 5:03 PM / 24 days ago

All 8 people on missing helicopter off Svalbard are Russians: Ministry

OSLO/MOSCOW (Reuters) - All eight people on board a missing helicopter off the coast of Svalbard are Russians, the Russian Emergency Ministry told Reuters on Thursday.

Rescue teams are still searching for the aircraft, which was first reported missing at around 1335 GMT.

Reporting by Denis Pinchuk, writing by Terje Solsvik, editing by Gwladys Fouche

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