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Military helicopter crashes at airshow in Russia

August 2, 2015 - A Mi-28N military helicopter has crashed near Ryazan (Russia) during an aerobatic display. One of the two pilots has died and a second pilot managed to get out of the burning aircraft, as can be seen in the video.

While performing a stunt at the Aviamix air show on Sunday, a helicopter belonging to the Berkuty (Golden Eagles) aerobatic team suddenly banked on one side and started to lose height. "The helicopter went into flat-attitude spin and crash-landed," Russia's Defense Ministry said in a statement.

According to preliminary report of the hospitalized pilot of Mi-28N, when performing an aerobatic stunt, the emergency alert system of the helicopter reported the failure of the hydraulic boost system, the Defense Ministry's press service said in a statement. The helicopter crashed in a forest near the airfield and burst into flames on impact with the ground. Firefighters arrived at the crash site and extinguished the fire within minutes.

Last updated April 19, 2016
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