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    Bodies of All 19 Killed in Mi-8 Helicopter Crash Found in Siberia

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    The bodies of the 19 people killed as a result of a crash landing of a Mi-8 helicopter in Siberia have been found.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The bodies of the 19 people killed as a result of a crash landing of a Mi-8 helicopter in Russia's Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region in northwestern Siberia have been found, the regional department of the Emergencies Ministry said in a statement Saturday.

    "During search and rescue operations, the bodies of 19 persons killed in the accident were discovered," the statement published on the department's website said.

    Another three people injured in the crash landing are said to be in a serious condition. They have been delivered to hospital.

    The two black boxes of the helicopter have been found and are in good condition.

    There were 22 people on board the Mi-8 helicopter.

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