13 soldiers died aboard crashed helicopter of Defense Ministry of Kazakhstan
Astana. March 28. KazTAG - 13 soldiers have been killed in the helicopter crash of the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan.
"13 soldiers aboard a helicopter died in the time of training on March 27. The armed forces of Kazakhstan express condolences to their family members. The Ministry of Defense will provide moral and material aid," said the message.
The message about MI-8 crash was reported in Zhalagash district of Kyzylorda region at 17.35 on March 27. The helicopter crashed and burnt down. There were 13 people aboard.
The helicopter was flying in the group of four military helicopters from Aktau to Shymkent. The flight was conducted within the frameworks of a complex check and training of Altyn Zhebe group in dark time and complicated meteorological conditions.
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