“Human factor, weather conditions, and a technical failure of the
helicopter are considered to be possible causes for the tragedy,” an
informed source told Interfax-Ukraine on Wednesday.
As reported, a Ukrainian Interior Ministry helicopter crashed in
Kirovohrad region, killing five people on December 25. The crash
occurred at the Oleksandria airfield at about 1600.
“For unknown reasons, a Mi-8 helicopter started dipping down soon
after climbing and collided with the ground. Three crewmembers and two
ground service specialists tragically died in the crash,” the Interior