23:25 GMT06 August 2020
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    The news comes just hours after another Mi-8 crash-landed in the Krasnoyarsk Region, wounding up to 15 people. Due to the incident, at least two people, including a captain of the aircraft were sent to a hospital.

    "A Mi-8 helicopter made a hard landing in the Zapolyarny District [in the Nenets administrative okrug]. there were 23 people on board", the regional emergency services representative said, adding that none of the passengers had suffered injuries in the incident.

    At the moment, there is no official information about the cause of the crash. According to preliminary reports, all 19 passengers and 4 crew members are unharmed.

    ​They were evacuated by emergency services and are being taken to the city of Usinsk in the Republic of Komi.

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    helicopter crash, Aircraft, Mi-8, Mi-8, Helicopter, Russia
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