The result of the helicopter crash in the East of Turkey killed 12 people
ANKARA, 18 Jul — RIA Novosti, Alain Palazhchenko. All twelve men aboard a police helicopter, which crashed in the province of Tunceli in Eastern Turkey, were killed, said Tuesday the administration of the province.
This was originally the Turkish media, citing local authorities reported 11 dead.
“As a result of the disaster, seven police officers, one judge, one soldier and three crew members were killed”, — stated in the message of administration.
Previously, the administration of the Governor of the province of Tunceli announced about the crash of a police helicopter Sikorsky in the area Pulumur, which occurred at 11.40 — 10 minutes after takeoff. The cause of the accident, according to preliminary data, could be bad weather conditions.
The helicopter crashed in a remote mountainous area at an altitude of 2500 meters, and rescuers were able to get there six hours later. In the rescue operation involved three aircraft, two helicopters, 43 rescuer and 7 climbers.