The helicopter was performing a training flight.
As a result of falling of the military helicopter Mi-8 in the Rivne region on 29 may, killing four people, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
“Late in the evening on Wednesday, may 29, 23:27 during a training flight lost contact with the helicopter Mi-8. In a plane crash, according to preliminary information, killing four crew members, along with the commander of 16-th separate brigade of army aviation of the Land forces of the Armed forces of Ukraine”, — is told in the message.
The helicopter crashed near the village of Sestryatyn Radivilivskogo district.
At the crash site and rescue work and law enforcement. To clarify the circumstances on a scene the Commission of Ministry of defence, General staff and Land forces command.
Conducted investigative actions, the reasons of the plane crash.
More details will be provided after clarification of circumstances of incident.
The leadership of the Ministry of defense, the General staff and command of the Land forces of Ukraine Express their deepest condolences at the tragic death of the pilots.