Russian helicopter crashes mid-aerobatic display

  • 03/08/2015

A Russian military helicopter has crashed during an aerobatic display, killing one pilot and injuring another.

The incident, which was being broadcast on state television, shows four helicopters performing stunts and firing flares, before the Mi-28 spins out of control, hitting the ground and exploding.

The crash is being blamed on a faulty hydraulics system.

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