The Baltic Fleet confirmed the death of the two crew members of a Ka-29 helicopter that fell last night in the sea of the Kaliningrad region.
“Around 11:30 p.m. Moscow time (20:30 GMT) on April 12, 2018, a Ka-29 helicopter crashed into the Baltic Sea while on a test flight, the two crew members, test pilots of the manufacturer, have died, “he says in an official statement.
A search operation continues in the area of the accident.
Earlier, a source of emergency services told Sputnik that rescuers already found the body of a pilot.
The Kamov Ka-29 (Helix-B, according to the code name of NATO) is a naval helicopter for landing and attack operations that was developed in the Soviet Union in the early 1980s.
Source: Mundo Sputnik News