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October 24, 1987 | Associated Press
Five generals who served on the general staff or in command positions of a Soviet army group were killed in an air crash, the Defense Ministry newspaper said Friday. The report in the newspaper Red Star said the five officers and two flight officers died Monday. It did not say where or how the crash occurred. Obituaries for the two flight officers--a helicopter pilot and flight engineer--indicated the aircraft was a helicopter. The newspaper carried obituaries on Col. Gen. Vladimir P.
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September 22, 1989 | From Associated Press
A Soviet military helicopter on a police raid to destroy opium poppy fields in Central Asia crashed and exploded in flames, killing four of the 15 people aboard, the Tass news agency reported Thursday. The MI-8 copter was about to land in mountains near the fabled city of Samarkand in Uzbekistan when a gust of wind threw if off course and onto rocks, N. Sattarov, a senior Interior Ministry official in Samarkand, was quoted as saying.
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September 22, 1989 | From Associated Press
A Soviet military helicopter on a police raid to destroy opium poppy fields in Central Asia crashed and exploded in flames, killing four of the 15 people aboard, the Tass news agency reported Thursday. The MI-8 copter was about to land in mountains near the fabled city of Samarkand in Uzbekistan when a gust of wind threw if off course and onto rocks, N. Sattarov, a senior Interior Ministry official in Samarkand, was quoted as saying.
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July 15, 1989 | From Reuters
A military transport helicopter struck a power line and crashed Friday in Soviet Azerbaijan, killing eight people on board and injuring two, the Soviet news agency Tass said. The agency did not identify the victims or say where the helicopter had been flying.
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July 15, 1989 | From Reuters
A military transport helicopter struck a power line and crashed Friday in Soviet Azerbaijan, killing eight people on board and injuring two, the Soviet news agency Tass said. The agency did not identify the victims or say where the helicopter had been flying.
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October 24, 1987 | Associated Press
Five generals who served on the general staff or in command positions of a Soviet army group were killed in an air crash, the Defense Ministry newspaper said Friday. The report in the newspaper Red Star said the five officers and two flight officers died Monday. It did not say where or how the crash occurred. Obituaries for the two flight officers--a helicopter pilot and flight engineer--indicated the aircraft was a helicopter. The newspaper carried obituaries on Col. Gen. Vladimir P.
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