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Broken Mi-8 flew up from Gromovo's air base to Leningrad Region for performance of training flight. Onboard there was a regular crew of the aircraft, passengers were not. About it to the correspondent of the NEVSKY NEWS reported a source in power structures. "Flights of the Mi-8 helicopters belonging to power departments in the territory Northwestern Federal District, will be suspended before clarification of the causes of accident" — the officer added. Earlier it became known that onboard the helicopter there were three. Falling happened during educational and training flight. The crew was lost. The Mi-8 helicopter made the first flight on June 24, 1961, on...

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