in

Top40 News for 08/04/2018

Share Now
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

#18 Russian helicopter crash in northern Siberia kills 18: ministry

© Musa Sadulayev/AP Photo
Russian helicopter crash in northern Siberia kills 18: ministry

Moscow on Saturday said 18 people were killed when a helicopter crashed on its way to an oil station in northern Siberia in the early hours of the morning.

The Russian Transport Ministry said the Mi-8 helicopter carrying three crew members and 15 passengers crashed when it collided with machinery carried by another helicopter soon after take-off.

It added that the second helicopter landed safely and that the accident took place in "normal" weather conditions.

"The first take-off was carried out by a Mi-8 with an external cargo suspension without passengers on board, the second take-off was performed with passengers who were workers on shifts at the oil station," the ministry said in a statement.

"According to preliminary information, the Mi-8 carrying passengers for reasons unknown collided with the external suspension of the second helicopter after take-off. As a result it fell, was destroyed and burned," it added.

... To Read more, please click here

Report

What do you think?

top40 dacaupdate #3 8-4-18 IV

Top40 trending instagram Media for 08/04/2018

top40 Nattwinday #1 8-4-18 FV

Top40 Trending Searches on Facebook for 08/04/2018