Russian 'copter missing, English chopper down

A helicopter has gone missing in the Primorye region, Russia’s Far East. The craft with 3 people on board, set off from Yasnoe village for the town of Arseniev, but failed to reach its destination and has not been sighted.

According to local residents, the helicopter was flying at a low height. Rescuers are searching for the crew.

The incident with Russian helicopter happened shortly after the tragedy with a helicopter in the north of England, about 30 km off Morecambe Bay. Seven people were onboard, 6 of them died in the crash.