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5 People Died in Helicopter Crash in Kstovo, Russia



There are three possible versions of the incident.



25.Nov.14 11:15 AM
By Svetlana Siuhina
Photo Department of Emergency Situations

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5 People Died in Helicopter Crash in Kstovo, Russia
Transport Investigation Department of Nizhny Novgorod region has officially reported about the horrible accident which has taken place on the territory of the region in Kstovo. Eurocopter AS350 crashed which led to death of 5 people. It was making a flight from Moscow to Kstovo.

Light-engine helicopter fell down near Mihalchikovo village at 5 p.m. on the 20th of November. In accordance with the preliminary information there were 5 people on board of the craft along with 8-year old girl. All passengers died in this horrible crash.

Representatives of Investigation Department are working on the crash scene together with policemen and Emergency Service specialists. Investigators consider several possible versions of the incident. The first version is connected with bad weather conditions. Another version is related to technical malfunctions and the last one is connected with pilotís mistake.

Criminal proceeding has been initiated in accordance with violations of safety rules related to air crafts.

Update

In accordance with the latest news provided by LifeNews ex-top managers of Gazprom was also on board of the helicopter together with his wife and 8-year old daughter. Pilot and family friend were also among people who died in this crash.




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