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Mil MI-8 RA-25183 - Who's Is It?

Mon Aug 30, 2004 6:10 pm

Last week at Longyearbyen airport in Spitsbergen, I saw a Russian MI-8 helicopter, painted mostly orange, with the registration RA-25183. It had titling in Russian that I believe translates roughly to Central Districts Aviation, but I'm not at all sure. I guess its there tranferring mining crews to the Russian coal mines in Barentsburg, but I would be most interested to know to whom it belongs. I took a pic, and will try to post it here, but if anyone has definitive info as to the ownership of this aircraft, I'd appreciate it.

Young and beautiful and thin and gorgeous AND BANNED ! Cya at airspaceonline.com, losers

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