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Private helicopter crashes in Southern Russia, pilot dead
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Private helicopter crashes in Southern Russia, pilot dead

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Moscow, Nov 30: A private Robinson R66 helicopter has crashed near the Abrau-Dyurso settlement in Russia's southwestern Krasnodar Territory, resulting in the pilot's death, a spokesman for the region's emergency services said on Saturday.

"A private Robinson R66 helicopter has crashed five kilometers [3 miles] to the south-west of the Abrau-Dyurso urban settlement," the spokesman said. According to him, the pilot did not survive, his identity and the circumstances surrounding the incident are currently being investigated, reported Sputnik.

There have been no other victims or damage at the site of the crash, as per preliminary reports.UNI