Support The Moscow Times!

Copter Crash Kills Pilot

ROSTOV-ON-DON — The Defense Ministry has grounded its fleet of Mi-28 attack helicopters following a crash in the Stavropol region that killed the pilot, news agencies reported.

Reports said the military helicopter crashed in daylight Tuesday attempting an emergency landing after engine failure. A co-pilot was injured. The military routinely grounds aircraft after disasters.


Read more

Independent journalism isn’t dead. You can help keep it alive.

The Moscow Times’ team of journalists has been first with the big stories on the coronavirus crisis in Russia since day one. Our exclusives and on-the-ground reporting are being read and shared by many high-profile journalists.

We wouldn’t be able to produce this crucial journalism without the support of our loyal readers. Please consider making a donation to The Moscow Times to help us continue covering this historic time in the world’s largest country.