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5 killed in helicopter crash in E China's Jiangxi
Published: Mar 02, 2021 12:06 AM
Photo: Screenshot of Weibo video

Photo: Screenshot of Weibo video


Five people were killed in a helicopter crash during an artificial precipitation operation in Ji'an, East China's Jiangxi Province on Monday. 

The B-10GD helicopter, developed by Beidahuang General Aviation Company, crashed at Ji'an county on Monday afternoon, according to the Jiangxi Provincial Meteorology Bureau. It announced that the five people in the helicopter were dead. 

Three houses in the village were damaged and one villager was sent to the hospital with minor injuries. 

Local authorities organized a team of first responders that arrived to the site and put out the fire. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.




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