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Two Killed In Helicopter Crash In Russia


A helicopter crash in Russia's western region of Vladimir on March 4 has killed two people.

The regional governor Svetlana Orlova said that two other people aboard the helicopter were hospitalized with severe injuries.

The helicopter crashed and then burst into flames near the village of Varvarino while traveling from the city of Ivanovo to the Moscow region.

An investigation has been launched, and authorities say they think bad weather conditions, pilot error, poor fuel quality, or other technical issues may have caused the crash.

Based on reporting by Interfax and TASS
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