The governor of the Russian Federation said that a military helicopter crashed at an airport in the Chukotka region of remote Russia on Tuesday, killing all four people on board.
The videotape captured the terrible Mi-8 incident, where four soldiers were killed at major military and civilian airports near Anadyr.
“There were three crew members and one technician on board. All four died,” governor Roman Kopin wrote on his Instagram account.
The Russian agency reported that this is a Mi-8 helicopter that is undergoing test flights after undergoing technical maintenance.
The video shows that Mi-8 swayed left and right, obviously flipping for a moment before hitting the ground and catching fire
The helicopter crashed after taking off earlier today.
The video showed that Mi-8 swayed from side to side and flipped over for a moment before hitting the ground and catching fire.
There are three crew members and one technician on board. All four are dead. “
Two black boxes were found at the site, a Chukotka regional government representative told RIA Novosti news agency.
“The reason for the accident could be a technical fault with the helicopter,” TASS news agency quoted a defence ministry statement as saying.