SAR variant of the Mil Mi-8. The helicopter can operate in day or night under any weather conditions. Fitted with a an LPG-300 winch to lift loads or up to two people; there is space in the cabin for 12 passengers or 6 stretchers. In case of emergency landings, the aircraft is equipped with a device that allows buoyancy for up to 30 minutes.
The aircraft is part of the Mil Mi-17 export series.
VTOL type: Helicopter
Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor
Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor
Crew required: 3 in Other arrangement
Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)