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BREAKING: Two pilots killed when Russian helicopter crashes in Syria

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January 3, 2018 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

LATAKIA, Syria – Two Russian pilots have been killed when their Mi-24 helocopter crashed near the Syrian Hama military airfield, the Russian Defense Ministry revealed in a statement.

The incident occurred on New Years Eve 2017 and around 15km from the Ham airfield, the ministry explained.

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The “Russian Mi-24 helicopter crashed while making a hard landing” after technical issues arose, the ministry said.

Although both pilots were killed, a technician survived the unfortunate crash and was transported to the Russian Airbase in Khmeimim in Syria’s Latakia province to be treated, and is expected to make a full recovery.

It was not revealed why it took days for the ministry to reveal this incident.

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