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Five reported killed in helicopter crash near Kramatorsk

The helicopter reportedly snagged a power line.

Five people got killed after a helicopter snagged a power line and crashed near Kramatorsk, Donetsk Region on 26 March, news-based 112 Ukrayina TV has quoted the Defence Ministry's spokesman for antiterrorist operation issues, Oleksandr Motuzyanyk, as saying.

"According to preliminary reports, we have five people killed. These are three crew members and two passengers," he said.

The Defence Ministry said on its website earlier that a Mi-2 helicopter collided with a power line and crashed near the village of Malynivka on the outskirts of Kramatorsk.