11 September 2002 MOSCOW, 27 August (Ezhenedelny Zhurnal)–On 18 August, Russia marked Aviation Day. On 19 August a Mi-26 army helicopter en route from Mozdok plunged into a minefield. The official theory is that the helicopter crashed after one of its engines was hit by a missile fired from a Strela portable anti-aircraft weapon. The […]

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