Medevac helicopter crash kills five in Kazakhstan

by Reuters
Thursday, 28 January 2016 04:47 GMT

ALMATY, Jan 28 (Reuters) - A helicopter has crashed in Kazakhstan, killing all five aboard, including an infant being taken to a hospital, news website Tengrinews.kz reported on Thursday.

The MD-600N light helicopter went missing on Wednesday and rescuers found its wreck in a canyon in the southeastern Almaty region on Thursday morning, it said, quoting an Interior Ministry official. The cause of the crash remains unclear. (Reporting by Olzhas Auyezov; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)

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