Fire helicopter crashes in Turkey’s Istanbul (PHOTO/VIDEO) (UPDATE 2)
Details added (first version posted at 12:55)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Mar. 10
By Orkhan Quluzade – Trend:
The latest on the helicopter crash in Turkey’s Istanbul
13:39 (GMT+4) A fire helicopter crashed into a television tower near the TUYAP exhibition centre in Istanbul, Turkey, due to low visibility, eyewitnesses said, Turkey’s NTV channel reported.
Five people – helicopter passengers and crew members – were killed in the accident, according to preliminary data.
12:55 (GMT+4) A fire helicopter has crashed in the Buyukcekmece district in Istanbul, Turkey, the country’s media outlets reported.
Rescue teams were sent to the accident site.