Russia helicopter crash: Eighteen killed after chopper crashes into another aircraft and bursts into flames

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Posted by The King Slayer 2018 years ago in Accidents
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A total of 18 people were killed when a helicopter exploded into an inferno and crashed into a field.

The Mi-8 smacked into the ground as its blades hit the cargo carried by another helicopter , causing the deadly smash, this morning.

Rescuers could not get close enough to the site due to the extreme heat from the flames.

Nobody on board, including three crew members and 15 passengers, survived.

The aircraft was flying from Vankor to Kharkasale, Russia, and was carrying employees of a nearby oil field.

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