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Two killed in police helicopter crash in southern Turkey -minister

Two killed in police helicopter crash in southern Turkey -minister

Sunday, February 04, 2024, 16:28 GMT+7
Two killed in police helicopter crash in southern Turkey -minister
Turkish Sikorsky helicopter performs a military parade in Istanbul. Photo: AFP

A police helicopter crashed in southern Turkey late on Saturday, killing 2 police officers and injuring one, Interior Minister Ali Yerlikaya said in a post on social media platform X.

The helicopter took off from Hatay airport and was heading to Gaziantep airport, Yerlikaya said, adding that it lost contact at 10:29 p.m. (1949 GMT).

The helicopter crashed near Kartal village in Gaziantep's Nurdagi district, Yerlikaya said, without commenting on the cause of the crash.

The injured personnel, a technician, is under treatment in hospital, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said in a statement.

Reuters

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