A military helicopter Mi-8 crashed near Pskov

Under Pskov crashed military helicopter Mi-8.

According to official data provided by the Ministry of Defense, the victims of the collapse of four steel aircraft, while, at the crash site was able to find the bodies of all those on board and carry out their identification.

The causes of the crash remain unknown, however, it is noted that in all likelihood the aircraft had technical problems with the power plant, which is why the pilot decided to make an emergency landing in the forest, however, ultimately, this was not possible.

Upon the collapse of the Mi-8 in the Pskov region under investigation, thus, it is possible that the aircraft had passed the proper preflight maintenance.