Mi-8 helicopter crash in Leningrad region

The press centre of the Main Department on Civil Defence and Emergencies reported RIA Novosti on a Mi-8 helicopter crash in the Leningrad region. The helicopter fell down near a village in the Volkhov district at 14.30 Moscow time on Friday.

According to preliminary data, some people were injured: one - badly and two - slightly.

The exact number of people aboard the helicopter is being specified.