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Pilot Dies After Helicopter Crash at Russian Air Show

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    One pilot is dead and another injured after a fiery helicopter crash at a Russian air show on Sunday.

    An Mil MI-28 helicopter went into a flat spin during aerobatics at the event before crashed and burst into flames. Reuters footage showed a figure emerging from the fiery wreckage. 

    "The crashed helicopter belongs to Berkut aerobatic team. The MI-28 attack helicopter's control system failed during training," the head of the Russian Air Forces, Colonel General Viktor Bondarev said. "It's alarm system immediately sounded a warning. The pilots did their best to guarantee a safe flight."