East Siberia helicopter crash kills everyone on board

Four people die in Russian helicopter disaster


Russian emergency services report that a private helicopter crashed on the outskirts of the city of Ulan-Ude in Russia’s East Siberia.

The aircraft went down in a wooded area, catching fire upon impact.

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The machine reportedly had four people on board, all of whom were killed in the crash.

According to local media, the helicopter belonged to a local business tycoon, Sergey Rogov, but it remains unclear whether he was on board during the incident.