Sunday, October 8, Latvia crashed civilian helicopter during the rally. One person is dead and three with serious injuries are still unconscious. About it reports Delfi.
It is reported that the incident occurred in Riga, in the parish Gramzdas (edge Priekulis) during the last phase of the liepāja European rally championship. It is noted that the information was confirmed by the representative of the organizer of the competition. The representative of the emergency Service Ilze bucsa said information about the victims of the accident.
So, according to the preliminary information of the police, the victim was a helicopter pilot. Kurzemes radio reports that the accident happened during takeoff of the helicopter. Eyewitnesses reported that the helicopter fell in a field at 10-20 meters from the road. The body of the helicopter, which, judging by the photos, belongs to the Latvian company Baltic Helicopters.
The crashed helicopter belonged to the Latvian company Baltic Helicopters. It is noted that the company has offered spectators of the rally flying the Robinson R44 helicopter that seats the pilot and three passengers.
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