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Three helicopter crew members and two passengers were killed in the accident, Motuzianyk told 112 Ukraine TV channel.

The accident occurred after 15:00 Kyiv time.

 "According to preliminary information, there are five dead: the three crew members and two passengers," Motuzianyk said.

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As UNIAN reported earlier, a Mi-2 military helicopter had crashed near Kramatorsk, presumably after colliding with a power line.