Moscow: An Mil Mi-2 Hoplite helicopter crashed in Russia`s southern Rostov region, killing the pilot.
A regional security services official said the helicopter crashed on Friday in Proletarsky district to the southeast of regional capital Rostov-on-Don.
The helicopter was being used for agricultural purposes.
The Mi-2 is a lightly armoured transport helicopter. A total of 7,200 helicopters were produced exclusively in Poland until its production completely ceased in 1985.