Medevac helicopter crash kills five in Kazakhstan

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Posted: Jan 27, 2016 11:48 PM

ALMATY (Reuters) - A helicopter has crashed in Kazakhstan, killing all five aboard, including an infant being taken to a hospital, news website Tengrinews.kz reported on Thursday.

The MD-600N light helicopter went missing on Wednesday and rescuers found its wreck in a canyon in the southeastern Almaty region on Thursday morning, it said, quoting an Interior Ministry official. The cause of the crash remains unclear.

(Reporting by Olzhas Auyezov; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)