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    Four killed in Mi-8 crash in West Siberia

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    MOSCOW, August 18 (RIA Novosti) - An Argo airlines Mi-8 helicopter crashed Thursday in the Khanty-Mansi autonomous region of West Siberia. The Russian Emergencies Ministry said four people were killed and two injured.

    "The accident took place four kilometers southwest of the town of Nefteyugansk at 08:50 Moscow time," the ministry said.

    Six people were on board the helicopter surveying an oil pipeline.

    Surgut airlines, based in the city of Surgut in the Khanty-Mansi autonomous region, has sent an Mi-8 helicopter to airlift the injured.

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