Helicopters collision kills five in Russia

Two military helicopters have crashed into each other killing five people in Russia’s far eastern region.

An official with the emergencies ministry said another person was injured in the accident which occurred at 02:52 GMT.

According to officials, one of the MI-24 choppers tried to land at Chernigovka military airport in the Vladivostok area when the collision happened.

Russian news agencies reported that a special commission had been set up to investigate the cause of the crash.

Source: News Agencies

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