Pilot killed as Russian helicopter crashes in Tajik mountains
There were 11 foreign climbers from Europe on board.
The pilot was killed in the crash in the Pamir Mountains and five people, including a Russian and French climber, were injured. They have been taken to hospital and are out of danger, according to the Tajik Interior Ministry.
The cause of the crash is being investigated.
There have been more than 20 crashes of Mi-8 helicopters over the last seven years.