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Helicopter crash in Kazakhstan kills 1

Pilot loses life on way to hospital, says official

Jeyhun Aliyev  | 17.01.2019
Helicopter crash in Kazakhstan kills 1 FILE

Ankara

By Aliia Raimbekova

ASTANA

At least one person was killed in a helicopter crash in Kazakhstan's southeastern city of Almaty, the country's Interior Ministry said on Thursday.

The Eurocopter 130 type helicopter -- belonging to Sky Service private company -- crashed at 4.05 p.m. local time (1105GMT), said Nursultan Nurahmetov, a ministry official.

He said the pilot succumbed to his wounds in the ambulance on way to the hospital.

No information was provided on the cause of the accident.


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