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helihub 10th Jan 2011 22:50

Fatal night military training flight in Turkey
 
Five fatalities reported in a military helicopter in Turkey. Some sources quoting it as a UH-1.

From Turkish military helicopter crashes during training flight west of capital; 5 killed :-


ISTANBUL - Turkish media say five military servicemen died when a helicopter crashed during a training flight west of the capital, Ankara.

The reports say the military helicopter crashed Monday night in Polatli, in the Central Anatolia region, 80 km west of Ankara.

Television stations cited the military as saying officials had reached the wreckage, but fog covered the area.

There were no immediate reports on the cause of the crash.

helihub 12th Jan 2011 05:17

Two photos from different news sources

http://medya.todayszaman.com/todaysz...1/12/crash.jpg

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/ima...11-01-11_l.jpg

Kholiban 12th Jan 2011 07:54

4 officer training pilots and their instructor were on board of UH-1.
There are some angry articles in Turkish media with headlines : "Helicopter or flying coffin"
Very sad indeed.


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