A Russian airline has said that one of its helicopters has crashed shortly after takeoff in Siberia, killing all 18 people onboard. UTair, which operated the Mi-8 helicopter, said that preliminary information indicated the aircraft’s blades had collided with another helicopter that had taken off earlier on Friday from Vankor, above the Arctic Circle and about 1,600 miles (2,600km) north-east of Moscow. There were 15 passengers and three crew onboard the helicopter

• Russian helicopter crash in Siberia kills all 18 people onboard

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