- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: April 28, 2002
Time: 06:15
Location: Near Abakan, Russia
Operator: Private
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: Mi-8 helicopter
Registration: ?
cn / ln: ?
Aboard: 20   (passengers:17  crew:3)
Fatalities: 8   (passengers:6  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The helicopter struck power lines and crashed in near-zero visibility. Governor of Krasnoyarsk territory, Alexander Lebed, 52, was among those killed. "Power line, power line!" were the last words of the pilot. Thick fog concealing a frost-covered power line led to the helicopter crash.
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