Two Russian military helicopters Mi-24 have collided today near Ussuriisk, Russia's Far East. According to the information of the Russian Air Force press centre, five pilots were killed and one is seriously wounded. Each helicopter had three crew members.
The search for helicopters' fragments and black boxes is in progress.
The commission of the Defence Ministry which owned the helicopters has started the investigation of the accident.
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