Both pilots died in the crash.
Russian Mi-24 helicopter crashed in Syria due to a technical malfunction, according to the defense Ministry.
“The thirty-first day of December in the execution of the flight to the aerodrome of Hama due to a technical fault crashed the Russian Mi-24 helicopters”, — stated in the message.
The Department reported that during the hard landing 15 km from the airport of destination both pilots were killed. Borteknik helicopter was injured and was quickly evacuated search and rescue on the airfield Hamim, where he was given necessary medical help.
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It is noted that any fire impact on the Mi-24 was not.