Russia's military helicopter crashes in Baltic Sea

Russia's military helicopter crashes in Baltic Sea

The Ka-29 military helicopter, which lost contact with the air traffic control, has crashed in the waters of the Baltic Sea in the Kaliningrad Region, the emergencies services said.

"According to preliminary data, the helicopter crashed into the sea," TASS cited a source as saying.

The Baltic Fleet’s press service said that two pilots from the manufacturing plant died, adding that the flight was made in normal weather conditions.

The helicopter went missing when performing a night training flight at 23.30 Moscow Time on April 13.

A search operation at the crash scene is underway.

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