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3 Crewmen, 8 Passengers Die In Helicopter Crash In Yakutia

Eleven people, eight passengers and three crewmen, died in a MI-8 helicopter crash in Yakutia, Friday. The copter was found 104 kilometres away from the Chulman settlement on Sunday, according to the Russian federal emergencies ministry's press service. The helicopter had left Chulman for the Ytymdzh settlement but failed to get into contact in due time. It was carrying eleven people and cargo weighing over 1,300 kilogrammes, according to the press service.