In the Rivne region, during the training flight, on May 29, a helicopter MI-8 of the Land Forces of the Armed Forces crashed. According to preliminary information, the whole crew died. This was reported by the press service of the Army Land Forces of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
“As a result of the aviation accident, four members of the crew were killed, along with the commander of the 16th separate brigade of the Army Air Force of the Army of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (Brody, Lviv region),” the statement said.
The helicopter crashed near the village of Sestriatin in Radivylivskyi district of the Rivne region, the causes of the disaster are being clarified.