Four dead in helicopter accident in Ukraine

The incident happened in the city of Kremenchuk, when the Mi-8 aircraft touched a cable of a TV tower.

An MI-8 helicopter belonging to the Ukrainian Helicopters company rushed to the ground on January 25 at 7:35 pm local time, in the city of Kremenchuk, in Ukraine.

The helicopter Mi-8MT and registration UR-CCM was making a training flight in that city, located 250 kilometers southeast of the capital, Kyiv, when it touched a cable that supports a television transmitter tower.

When the emergency team arrived at the scene, MI-8 was already on fire. Its four occupants died at the site.

UR-CCM helicopter in 2004
The UR-CCM helicopter in year 2004. (Photo: Xavier – Costa Brava Spotters)

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