Reports emerging of Russian Mi8 helicopter downed with five people on board in South Aleppo, Syria

Reports are emerging of a helicopter being downed (unclear if shot down or mechanical failure) and killing the Russian pilot. Allegedly five people were on board in total, to be confirmed.

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Russian MOD have confirmed that a Hind Mi8 helicopter has been shot down by ground fire and all five on board have been killed. The helicopter was allegedly delivering humanitarian aid to Aleppo.

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