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One killed in helicopter crash in south Russia

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Baku, November 1, AZERTAC

One person died and six others were injured after a helicopter fell on a territory surrounding a private house in Sochi in south Russia, the regional emergencies services told TASS on Tuesday.

"There were seven people aboard. One died," the source said.

A Eurocopter AS350 belonging to CJSC Yeltsovka has crashed. The helicopter followed the Krasnaya Polyana - Imereti Lowland route and fell on the courtyard of a one-storey private house. No fire followed after the crash, the source said.

The Interior Ministry’s transport department for the Southern Federal District has confirmed the information on the crash specifying that only five people got injured, TASS reports.

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