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Military helicopter crashes in Istanbul

Military helicopter crashes in Istanbul

Four soldiers were killed and one injured after a military helicopter crashed in a residential area in Istanbul's Sancaktepe district on Monday.
26.11.2018 - 13:05

A military helicopter crashed in Istanbul on Monday.

According to an Anadolu Agency correspondent on the ground, a helicopter crashed onto a street between apartments in the Asian district of Sancaktepe, where a military base is situated, after colliding with the roof a building.

"A military helicopter crashed in Samandıra district while performing a training flight. Four soldiers were killed and another was injured," Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya said.

The cause of the crash remains unknown.

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Security and health teams were dispatched to the crash site.