Today, may 26, in Chukotka after a hard landing on fire helicopter “Mi-8”, which belongs to the Ministry of defence. On Board were four crew members, and they all died. It is known that the helicopter was performing a training flight.
25th of may in mass media there was information that in Chukotka during a training flight with a hard landing on fire helicopter “Mi-8”. Killing all four crew members, informs resource LigaNews with reference to telegram channel Mash.
According to preliminary investigation, at the height of 30 meters, the helicopter crew found the fault. The incident occurred near the airfield Coal Mine in Anadyr.
Immediately after a hard landing the helicopter began to burn and, most likely, due to a technical malfunction, which was discovered still in the air. The helicopter belongs to the Russian defense Ministry, and there have already confirmed death of four people.
This is the second incident with the helicopter “Mi-8” in the last 8 days.