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You're reading: Source: Human factor, weather, technical failure could cause helicopter crash in Kirovohrad region

Human factor, weather conditions or a technical failure could have caused a Mi-8 helicopter crash in Kirovohrad region on December 25.

“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
Ministry said.

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