Senior Gazprom staff killed in plane crash
In Russia, a helicopter carrying senior staff from the state-owned gas company Gazprom crashed, killing eight on board.
Moscow -- Three others survived but are seriously injured. The passengers were returning from a hunting expedition in Russia's Altai region.
One of the dead is the high-ranking Kremlin functionary Aleksander Kossopin.
Although the accident occurred three days ago, the wreckage of the helicopter was only discovered today. The cause of the crash remains unknown.
[Radio Netherlands / Expatica]