Four killed as helicopter crashes in Kremenchuk

It was on a training flight.

Four killed as helicopter crashes in Kremenchuk

Four people were killed when a private Mi-8 helicopter crashed in Kremenchuk, Poltava Region, the State Emergencies Service has reported.

"A Mi-8 helicopter of the Ukrainian Helicopters private airline crashed during a training flight in Kremenchuk's Avtozavodskyy district at aroun 19.15 on 25 January and subsequently caught fire. As a result of the incident, four crew members were killed," it said.

The fire was localised at 19.35.

According to the 112 Ukrayina news TV channel, the helicopter may have hit an overhead transmission line.

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