BROVARY, Kyiv Oblast – That early morning on Jan. 18, Iryna Laptinova, a kindergarten teacher in the city of Brovary was getting ready for yet another joyful day of working with children. As usual, she came to work early to prepare the classroom and greet her little students. Many of them
Top officials, including President Volodymyr Zelensky and his wife, Olena Zelenska, attended the funeral, offering condolences to the relatives of the crash victims.
In the morning on Jan. 18, a helicopter carrying Ukraine's Interior Ministry top officials crashed next to a kindergarten and an apartment building in Brovary, a city just east of Kyiv, claiming the lives of 14 people, including all 10 people onboard. Interior Minister Denys Monastyrsky was the most senior
BROVARY, Kyiv Oblast —The smell of smoke was still in the air in Brovary, a city just east of Kyiv, hours after a helicopter crashed on a local kindergarten on the morning of Jan. 18. First responders and law enforcement were bustling around the charred building, where just recently preschoolers
The State Emergency Service revised down the initially reported death toll of the helicopter crash in Brovary, now saying that 14 people died, including one child.
The head of the National Police, Ihor Klymenko, will serve as the acting interior minister, following the death of Interior Minister Denys Monastyrsky in a helicopter crash on Jan. 18, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal announced.
The crash of a State Emergency Service helicopter in Brovary, a city just east of Kyiv, killed 16 people, including Interior Minister Denys Monastyrsky, his deputy, Yevhen Yenin, and the ministry's secretary Yuriy Lubkovych, as well as two children, National Police Chief Ihor Klymenko said on Jan. 18.