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2 killed in helicopter crash in Siberia

AP  |  Moscow 

The says a helicopter has crash-landed in Siberia, killing two of its crew and injuring four other people, the second deadly crash in in as many days.

The ministry said the helicopter went down Monday near the village of in the Tomsk region, about 3,000 kms east of

It was carrying a patient to a local hospital when it crashed.

Officials wouldn't identify the cause of the crash pending official probe.

A day earlier, an passenger plane operated by a Russian regional carrier went down minutes after takeoff from Moscow, killing all 71 people on board.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 18:55 IST