15.06.2020 | Volga-Dnepr Group Delivers Emergency Response Equipment for Russian Arctic Oil Spill

As part of an emergency response program for the recent oil spill in Norilsk, Russia, Volga-Dnepr Group has operated a series of flights to transport rescue equipment and reagents for energy corporation Gazprom.




Unloading rescue equipment delivered onboard Volga-Dnepr’s IL-76 as part of the urgent response to the oil spill in the Russian Arctic.

Over 40 tonnes of cargo were flown by two charter flights on Volga-Dnepr Airline’s IL76-TD-90VD aircraft from Nizhnevartovsk to Norilsk.


The program was also supported by four flights carrying sorbents and containers operated by sister Volga-Dnepr Group airline ATRAN, using scheduled services from Moscow.


The loads included oil spill liquidation and pumping equipment, excavators and booms, a tent camp and autonomous support systems, together with food supplies for emergency responders at the site.

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