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Three killed in Azerbaijan helicopter crash: Report

Last Updated: Monday, February 11, 2013 - 15:36

Baku: Media reports in Azerbaijan say an Air Force helicopter has crashed off the shores of the capital city, Baku, killing all three people aboard.

Privately owned news agency APA cited the Defense Ministry as saying the Russian-made Mi-17 helicopter, which it said belonged to the army`s medical service, disappeared from radar view at 10:30 am local time on Monday.

APA says the helicopter was traveling to the central town of Kyurdamir to pick up wounded soldiers, without providing details.

The report says ships, boats and helicopters have been dispatched in a search operation.


First Published: Monday, February 11, 2013 - 15:36
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