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Three killed in helicopter crash in Crimea

Earlier reports said two people were killed

MOSCOW, November 28. /TASS/. A body of another person killed in a helicopter crash in Crimea has been found, bringing the total death toll to three, the local emergencies ministry told TASS on Monday.

"A total of three people have been killed," a spokesman said.

All three victims were onboard the helicopter. Earlier reports said two people - a man and a woman - were killed.

Rescuers found the body of the third victim in the forest some 150 meters from the crash scene.

The Robinson helicopter crashed in Vinogradnoye, near Alushta, some 200 meters from a highway. The helicopter, en route from Yalta to Belogorsk, crashed 15 minutes after takeoff.