13 May 2023 12:00 p.m
A helicopter crashed in the Bryansk region of Russia on Saturday. The incident happened in the town of Klintsy near the border with Ukraine. The cause was initially unclear. Videos on social media showed the burning helicopter falling vertically to the ground.
The Russian News Agency TASS reported on Saturday about the crash of a helicopter in the Bryansk region. The incident happened in the town of Klintsy near the border with Ukraine. The exact cause was initially uncertain. It was initially unclear which side the helicopter belonged to.
Citing a source, the agency wrote that the helicopter’s engine caught fire. Initially, at least two fatalities were mentioned. All occupants of the helicopter died.
In the meantime, a video has appeared on social media that is said to show the explosion of the helicopter.
A column of black smoke could be seen in other videos.
Videos on social media showed the burning helicopter plummeting to the ground.
Eyewitnesses reported a powerful explosion before the crash.
The local authorities reported TASS initially no damage to the ground. The news agency RIA Novosti reported, however, citing a source about a fire on the outskirts. Several homes were damaged in the helicopter crash.
According to the governor of the Bryansk region, Alexander Bogomas, a woman was injured in the crash and suffered burns and is being treated at a hospital. Five houses were also damaged.
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