Four killed in Russia helicopter crash

October 26th, 2008 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS  

Moscow, Oct 26 (Xinhua) Four people were killed Sunday when the helicopter in which they were travelling crashed in central Russia, an official said.Of the five people on board the Mi-8 helicopter four died, while another person was injured in the crash, said a spokesman of the local emergency authority.

The aircraft, which was on a test flight after repairs, crashed near a village in Russia’s Tatarstan region.

The plane was carrying three crewmembers and two test experts.

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