SES: search operations in Brovary completed, a child and 13 adults died in the helicopter crash

SES: search operations in Brovary completed, a child and 13 adults died in the helicopter crash

In addition, 25 people were injured, including 11 children

SES: search operations in Brovary completed, a child and 13 adults died in the helicopter crash

What happened? Rescuers have completed search operations in Brovary, where a helicopter crashed, killing senior officials of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Source. Statement of the SES.

Details. "As of 15:45, search and rescue operations have been completed in Brovary. A total of 14 people died, including 1 child, and 25 people were injured, including 11 children," it states.

Background. On Wednesday morning, a helicopter of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine crashed in Brovary, Kyiv Oblast. All 9 people on board, including Interior Minister Denys Monastyrsky, his first deputy Yevhen Yenin, and Interior Minister Yuriy Lubkovych, died. The helicopter crashed into a local kindergarten. As a result of the tragedy, civilians, including children, were killed and injured.

As noted by Mind, this is the first time in the history of Ukraine that the entire leadership of a law enforcement agency has died at the same time.

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