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3 dead in Russian rescue copter crash

Three persons died when a helicopter of the Russian Emergencies Ministry crashed near Moscow. The Mi-8 helicopter went down during a training mission on Wednesday, killing Roman Frolov, the chief of the Zhukovsky aviation rescue centre, and two others. 

It crashed into a forest 10 km <g data-gr-id="9" style="color: #3b3b3b; font-size: 11px;">southeast</g> of the capital. The cause of the crash wasn’t immediately clear, but some reports mentioned engine failure as a possible cause.

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