FACTCHECK: Video shows Mi-8 helicopter crash in Ukraine capital

ANALYSIS: Misleading

FACT:A helicopter crashed near Ukraine’s capital Kyiv on Jan 18, in which 16 people including top leaders lost their lives. But user shared video of a helicopter crash claiming to be from Ukraine but fact is that the shared video is an old video from Russia, where an Mi-8 Hip helicopter was crashed during an airshow in southern Russia in September 2014.

INTENT: Users sharing videos from different incidents and claiming to be from Ukraine, trying to get some spotlight on social media

Misleading

FACT:

http://airsoc.com/articles/view/id/540a5cae313944f05e8b45e4/video-shows-mi-8-helicopter-crash-during-air-show-in-russia

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