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Military helicopter crashes in Azerbaijan

Christian Fernsby |
An Azerbaijani military helicopter crashed Tuesday in the Caucasus country's eastern region of Khyzy, killing some of its crew, officials said.

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"A military helicopter belonging to Azerbaijan's state border service crashed today at Garakheybat airfield in the Khyzy region at approximately 10:40 (GMT 0640) while conducting a training flight," the border service and prosecutor general said, Barron’s reported.

"There are deaths and wounded among the crew," the joint statement said. An investigation is underway into the accident's causes, it added.


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