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KIEV, March 26. /TASS/. Five people died in a Mi-2 military helicopter crash near the city of Kramatorsk in Donbass, Ukrainian Defense Ministry Spokesman Alexander Motuzyanik said on Sunday.
"According to the latest reports, the lethal accident occurred after 15:00 local time. So far, we know about five people - three crew members and two passenger - who died in the crash," he said.
The Ukrainian defense ministry’s press service said earlier on Sunday that a Mi-2 military helicopter crashed near Kramators in the Kiev-controlled part of the Donetsk region after hitting an electricity transmission line.
Motuzyanik confirmed that crash was caused by collision with an electricity transmission line.