Russian Helicopter Accident Fatal to 19

AINsafety » July 8, 2013
July 8, 2013, 2:50 PM

Nineteen people, including 11 children, were killed when a Russian-built Mi-8 helicopter operated by Polar Airlines crashed July 2 after a hard landing in eastern Siberia. Nine other people aboard survived the accident. The helicopter carried a crew of three. Russian aviation authorizes said the helicopter was performing a regular passenger flight from the town of Deputatsky to Kazachye.

 

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