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MOSCOW, February 05. /ITAR-TASS/. A helicopter Mi-2 crashed as it was taking off and caught fire in the settlement of Tevriz in the Omsk region on February 5. There were no casualties, a source from the head regional department for emergency situations told Itar-Tass.
"The Mi-2 helicopter crashed and took fire. A pilot inside has not been hurt," the source said with reference to the department’s center for managing crisis situations which was informed about the helicopter crash at 12:55 pm Moscow time.
Two fire trucks were sent to the crash site. The fire which broke out after the helicopter crash has been extinguished.