Helicopter crash kills 18 in Siberia – Jet Inventory

Helicopter crash kills 18 in Siberia

State media reported that a Russian helicopter crash killed 18 people inside. This happened on Saturday in Siberia region.

This accident happened as soon as the helicopter took off in the small Arctic town of Igarka, in the Krasnoyarsk area. After colliding in midair with another helicopter’s suspended cargo.

Mi-8 helicopters

Russian Sputnik news agency said that this crashed MI-8 was carrying 15 workers from an oil field in the area with 3 crew members.

Reason for this deadly crash has not found yet and investigators are working on it at the moment. Two flight records which might be helpful have been found at the scene, TASS reported.

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