3 killed as helicopter crashes in Kamchatka - Russian emergencies ministry

A search at the crash site continues.

Three people were killed when a Robinson-44 helicopter crashed in Kamchatka, a spokesman for the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry's branch for the Kamchatka Territory told Interfax on May, 3.

"At the moment, we know that three people have been killed. A search at the crash site continues," he said.

The Emergency Situations Ministry was alerted about the crash of a privately owned Robinson-44 helicopter on Tuesday afternoon, local time. The helicopter crashed near the coast of Russkaya Bay, 80 kilometers from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. The crashed helicopter was not registered with air traffic control services.

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