Ka-26 Helicopter Crashes in Siberia

Rescuers have found the place of the Ka-26 helicopter's crash in the Krasnoyarsk Territory. All the people on board died, reported the territorial headquarters of civil defence. The helicopter fell some four kilometres from the village of Beryozovka near the city of Krasnoyarsk. There were three persons on its board - two members of the crew and one passenger.

The headquarters reported that the causes of the crash had not been yet established; radio contact with the helicopter was lost seventeen minutes after it had taken off in Krasnoyarsk.