Friday, 19 April 2019

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13 killed in military helicopter crash in Kazakhstan

ASTANA: Kazakhstan’s new president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev tweeted that he had ordered an investigation into the crash. A military helicopter has crashed in southwestern Kazakhstan, killing all 13 servicemen on board, the defence ministry said on Thursday. The crash involving the Russian-made Mi-8 aircraft occurred on Wednesday, the ministry said in ...

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5 killed in helicopter crash in Western Iran

TEHRAN: An ambulance helicopter crashed and killed five people in Iran’s Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, the IRNA news agency reported. All of the victims were the helicopter’s crew, the IRNA news agency said, citing a provincial security official. According to the news agency ISNA, the helicopter crashed some 19 miles ...

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Mexican governor, her senator husband killed in helicopter crash

  MEXICO CITY-Reuters: A Mexican governor and her senator husband were killed in a helicopter crash near the city of Puebla in central Mexico, the government said, just days after she had taken office following a bitterly contested election. Martha Erika Alonso, a senior opposition figure and governor of the ...

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Russian helicopter crash in northern Siberia kills 18

MOSCOW: 18 people were killed when a helicopter crashed on its way to an oil station in northern Siberia in the early hours of the morning. The Russian Transport Ministry said the Mi-8 helicopter carrying three crew members and 15 passengers crashed when it collided with machinery carried by another ...

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Death toll climbs to 14 in Mexican copter crash

SANTIAGO JAMILTEPEC: The death toll from a helicopter crash that followed a strong earthquake in southern Mexico rose to 14 Sunday, as the defense minister said the government assumed full responsibility. The tragedy struck as a military helicopter flew the interior minister and other officials to an area near the ...

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