BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:10 P.M.) – A Mi-8 helicopter crashed in the city of Khabarovsk on Wednesday, killing all six people on board.

According to the Russian Investigative Committee, the helicopter was performing a training flight.

Talking about the site of the crash, aviation and radio-electronic equipment engineer Igor Vergules said that according to the “preliminary information” the helicopter “hit a telecom tower” and added that the accident happened “10 minutes after take-off.”

“Clouds and poor visibility” could be the reasons of the accident, Vergules concluded.

Source: Ruptly

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