All who were on board the helicopter of the Ministry of Internal Affairs died in Brovary – Gerashchenko
Former Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko said that everyone on board the State Emergency Service helicopter died. It is known that not only the leadership of the Ministry of Internal Affairs was there.
According to Gerashchenko, investigators are establishing the cause of the tragedy. The ex-deputy minister also said that there is no data yet on what exactly caused the plane crash.
What Gerashchenko wrote about the tragedy
Anton Gerashchenko wrote that his friends, statesmen of Ukraine, died in a plane crash:
- Minister of Internal Affairs Denis Monastyrsky;
- first Deputy Minister Yevgeny Enin;
- Secretary of State of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Yury Lubkovich.
Denis, Zhenya, Yura, everyone who was on board the helicopter , were patriots of Ukraine, each in his place defended and strengthened Ukraine,” Gerashchenko wrote.
He expressed condolences to the relatives and friends of the leadership of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the families of all those who died in this disaster.
Who was on board the helicopter of the State Emergency Service
According to Gerashchenko, everyone who was on board the helicopter of the State Emergency Service died. According to the Office of the President, there were 9 people there, tentatively, they died.
As of 11:00 on January 18, the names of six other people from the helicopter were not released.
< p> Kirill Timoshenko said at a briefing in Brovary that the delegation, together with the leadership of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, flew on a business trip to one of the “hot” spots. He also promised to provide more details a little later.
Briefly about the tragedy in Brovary
On the morning of January 18, a helicopter of the State Emergency Service, carrying the leadership of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, crashed in Brovary. During the fall, the helicopter hit a kindergarten and flew in the direction of a high-rise building, where it stopped.
According to the head of the Kyiv Regional Military Administration Oleksiy Kuleba, as of 10:30 on January 18:
- 18 dead, including 3 children;
- 29 injured, including 15 children.