4 Turkish troopers had been killed and one other wounded on Monday when a navy helicopter crashed in a residential space in Istanbul throughout a coaching train, officers mentioned.
The helicopter went down within the Sancaktepe district of Istanbul, on the japanese fringe of town’s Asian facet, in an space of condominium buildings. It had been finishing up a coaching train on the close by Samandira air base, Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya advised the state-owned Anadolu information company.
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The reason for the crash had not but been decided, he mentioned. Rescue staff sorted via the particles the place the helicopter lay on its facet on the road. A big chunk of the tail rested on the opposite facet of the street.
Protection Minister Hulusi Akar, who visited the scene, mentioned an investigation was underway. 4 troopers had been killed and one was in intensive care, he mentioned.
There have been no experiences of civilian casualties.
“These heroic aviation personnel of ours made an effort to make an emergency touchdown for causes we don’t but know,” Akar advised reporters on the scene.
“It’s understood that they made an awesome effort to do that with out hurting anybody.”
The helicopter hit the roof of a four-story condominium constructing because it tried an emergency touchdown, Yerlikaya was quoted as saying by broadcaster NTV.