In Uzbekistan on the territory of Fergana region, crashed helicopter Mi-171 of the Ministry of defence of the Republic, carrying out a scheduled flight. As a result of the tragedy killed three crew members and six soldiers of the Armed forces of Uzbekistan were on Board, reports UzReport.
The country has already created a special Commission to investigate the causes of the crash, reported the press service of the defense Ministry. The leadership of the Republic expressed condolences to the families and friends of the victims. The defense Ministry said that the tragic incident occurred on the eve of 18 October.
At the moment about the causes of the disaster is not reported. Mi-171 is a Russian civilian transport helicopter, the military version of the helicopter Mi-171SH, put into service in 2009.
At the end of September in Krasnoyarsk region, two people died in the crash of a private helicopter Bell-206. The fallen machine was found in 20 kilometers from the village of Yartsevo on the Yenisei river.
In August on Kuban have suffered the catastrophe of the Mi-2 helicopter. Initially it was reported about the death of the pilot, then entered updated information: on Board were two people, both of them died. In a press-service of southern investigatory management SK the Russian Federation said that there are two main versions of the crash: a technical malfunction or pilot error.