Date: 3 January 2016 17:21
Baku, January 3, AZERTAC
An Afghan Mi-17 military helicopter crashed on Sunday after a technical failure during a training exercise, killing three air crew and wounding another in Logar province, south of the capital Kabul, according to www.reuters.com.
The Mi-17, a transport and attack helicopter, is the mainstay of the fledgling Afghan air force, which has around 50 of the Russian-made machines.
Another 36 are used by Afghan special forces.