Mi-8 helicopter crashes in Russia
The crew managed to leave it before the fire began (Photo:SergAibertich/Twitter)
An Mi-8T helicopter crashed in Russia's Magadan Oblast on Dec. 19, according to Twitter reports.
Allegedly, the incident occurred in the village of Takhtoyamsk, Olsky district.
During the landing, the helicopter crashed into a construction trailer, after which it capsized and burned down.
The crew of the Mi-8, which belonged to Polar-Avia LLC, managed to leave it before the fire began.
The preliminary cause of the accident is violation of safety rules by the pilot.
A Mi-8 helicopter crashed last week, on Dec. 16, at the airfield in Ulan-Ude. Then all three crew members were killed.
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