The Mi-8 helicopter. Photo © Sputnik / Vitaly Ankov

07 March 2018, 15:26

Six persons perish in helicopter crash in Chechnya

Six persons have perished and one was seriously injured in a helicopter crash that occurred in Southern Chechnya, a source from the headquarters deployed at the accident venue near the village of Shatoi has reported as quoted by the "Interfax".

The Mi-8 helicopter with FSB's Frontier Service militaries on board has crashed today in the high-mountainous Itum-Kala District.

Presumably, three crew members and five militaries were on board, the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent was told in the republic's Ministry for Emergencies (MfE).

Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.

Source: CK correspondent

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