Mi-28 Fleet Grounded After Crash

By Staff Writer | February 15, 2011

Russia’s Ministry of Defence has temporarily grounded its fleet of Mi-28 helicopters following a crash on Tuesday in the southern region of Stavropol that resulted in the death of the pilot. Two crewmembers were also injured in the accident, which occurred around 10:40 a.m. Moscow time, according to reports. Police indicated that early information points to the engine gearbox breaking apart, which prompted an emergency landing.
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