This flight event with water treatments occurred in the late 70s. Told him about one of the instructors of the Training Detachment (UTO-15) East-Siberian Department of Civil Aviation in 1981, the Mi-8 crew worked on "Lesaviaohranu." "Lesaviaohrana" because of the planned socialist economy financed air patrols since May, when the taiga burned over large areas and to extinguish it was already useless. By mid-summer fires a self-stopped, but the flying hours and aircraft fuel had planned to spend. Thus, the Irkutsk region. July.
The climate is very, very sharp-continental. Heat. Air patrols. On board, apart from the crew toiled in the air for over an hour more and four firefighters, paratroopers. All in semiconscious state. Sweat flowing river. I want to chill.
And somehow it all together decided to combine patrols with rest and water cooling. Filed the idea of commander. He found a smaller lake from the air. For everywhere in those regions under maryami permafrost, and even in July, not all the lakes warm. Favored by the lake was about 300 meters in diameter. There was nowhere to sit down on the banks of the solid- was complete. In the spray along the edges of the air bag is a rainbow. The commander of the second, "Sanya, hold a pen … Swim after me … Do not forget-five minutes to communicate with the Control, 'and in the water. .. Sanya-all on the mind. Released on bond, saying board so and so, working in the square such-and-all on board, and a link in an hour. Rattled off and took off the headset. He sat in his chair. The autopilot works well. Arrow altimeter RV-3 is almost frozen at 1 meter. Zharyn. Pen control itself, and keep themselves do not seem to be. Sanya has decided to prepare for bathing. Rose. Cautiously swung. Changing the alignment of the autopilot worked fine.