Mi-8 army helicopter crashes in Rivne oblast: crew died 05/30/2019 11:53:14. Total views 587. Views today — 0.

Mi-8 army helicopter Mi-8 crashed in the Rivne oblast, four crew members died. This is stated in the report of the press service of the Land Forces of Ukraine on Facebook.

It is noted that the commander of the brigade of army aviation of the Land Forces of the AF of Ukraine is among the dead.

"Late in the evening on Wednesday, May 29, at 23.27, a connection with Mi-8 helicopter was lost during the training flight. As a result of the aviation accident, four members of the crew were killed along with the commander of the 16th separate Aviation Brigade of the Land Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (city of Brody, Lviv oblast)", - the report said.

Rescue services and law enforcement agencies work at the scene. The commission of the Ministry of Defence, General Staff and command of the Land Forces of the AF of Ukraine departed to the scene of the incident to clarify the circumstances, investigative and operational actions are being conducted.