The fatal crash occurred on may 29 in Rivne region
As stated in the Land forces of the Armed forces of Ukraine in Facebook, 5 people died as a result of falling of the military helicopter Mi-8.
“Late in the evening on Wednesday, may 29, 23:27 during a training flight lost contact with the helicopter Mi-8. In a plane crash, according to preliminary information, killing four crew members, along with the commander of 16-th separate brigade of army aviation of the Land forces of the Armed forces of Ukraine”, — is told in the message.
The helicopter crashed near the village of Sestryatyn Radivilivskogo district.
At the crash site and rescue work and law enforcement. To clarify the circumstances on a scene the Commission of Ministry of defence, General staff and Land forces command.
Conducted investigative actions, the reasons of the plane crash.
More details will be provided after clarification of circumstances of incident.
The leadership of the Ministry of defense, the General staff and command of the Land forces of Ukraine Express their deepest condolences at the tragic death of the pilots.
We will remind, on may 29, 2014 militants shot down a Mi-8 helicopter of the National guard Ukraine near Slavyansk.
The helicopter was delivered on mount Karachun food, water and body armor to the Ukrainian military. Then 12 people were killed – six soldiers the national guard of Ukraine, including the helicopter crew: there was the General-the major Sergey Kulchitsky, the Colonel Sergey Bulovic, major Vitaly Kurilovich, captain Sergey Kravchenko, ensigns Valentine Biloskurskiy and Victor Lipski, and six officers of the special police. Miraculously survived one pilot.
We will remind, Ukraine has bought a plane-killer, from which all refused: too dangerous.
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