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    Five injured as helicopter crash lands in eastern Georgia

    by | Jul 12, 2018

    A helicopter of Georgia’s Border Police. (RFE/RL.)

    TBILISI, DFWatch–Five people were injured as a helicopter crash landed in eastern Georgia on Thursday.

    Three pilots, a border guard and a police officer were injured as the helicopter belonging to the Border Police had a hard touchdown near the village of Artana in Kakheti.

    The accident occurred in the vicinity of Border Police outpost in Andarazar near the state border with Dagestan, a constituent republic of the Russian Federation.

    Only five persons were on board helicopter, which, according to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia, was on a routine flight.

    All injured were brought to Telavi hospital.


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