"At 12:47, information came in from a local resident that the helicopter had been found near Yamash village, Almetyevsky Region," a local law enforcement official said.
The helicopter, a Bell 407, was owned by Ak Bars Aero, the official flight operator of the Tatarstan government, RIA Novosti reported.
The crash was the second involving a Bell 407 in Russia in the past two months. Another pilot died near Nizhny Novgorod in March after his helicopter crashed into the Volga River.
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