Snezhnogorsk


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Snezhnogorsk

 

an urban-type settlement in Krasnoiarsk Krai, RSFSR, under the jurisdiction of the Noril’sk city soviet. Snezhnogorsk is located on the Khantaika River (a tributary of the Enisei), 140 km south of Noril’sk. The settlement arose in 1964 in connection with the construction of the Ust’Khantaika Hydroelectric Power Plant.

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A small Russian aircraft carrying 11 passengers made a successful emergency landing on 29 December 2003 after experiencing engine problems on a flight between Norilsk and Snezhnogorsk. The pilot landed the An-3 aircraft in a snowy field in Siberia and a helicopter picked up the passengers and crew safely, reported The Associated Press.
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