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Helicopter crash in Kremenchuk, Poltava region; no survivors

18:14, 26 January 2018

Ukrainian law enforcers identified those who deceased in the helicopter crash in Poltava region, central Ukraine.

According to Yuriy Sulayev, the police spokesman in Poltava region, they were the two pilots and two engineers. All of them were experienced aviators; all came from different parts of Ukraine.

The witnesses said they saw a helicopter losing altitude rapidly; then, they heard several explosions. The Mi-8, the transport helicopter belonged to a private air company. The investigation group said that the experienced pilots failed to notice a wire of a TV tower, which is why the blades tripped over the wire.

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