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Georgian border police helicopter makes emergency landing, five injured

12 Jul 2018 - 13:55:00

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Agenda.ge,12 Jul 2018 - 13:55, Tbilisi,Georgia

Three pilots, one border guard and one patrol police officers have been injured today after a Georgian border police helicopter made an emergency landing near the village of Artana, Telavi region in eastern Georgia.

The injured have been transported to Telavi hospital, the Interior Ministry of Georgia reports.

The ministry announced that the helicopter was making a scheduled flight to the Lagodekhi border police unit for an ordinary rotation.

No detailed information concerning the health condition of the injured has been released so far.

Head of the Georgian Border Police Temur Kekelidze is now on his way to Telavi to see the injured.

An investigation is underway to study the cause of the accident. 

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