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Turkish military helicopter crash kills four soldiers: local media

  • Turkish officials examine the wreckage of a Turkish military S-70 Sikorsky helicopter which crashed in the outskirts of the capital Ankara, killing all four of its crew members, on December 17, 2013 . AFP PHOTO

ANKARA: A Turkish military helicopter crashed on the edge of the capital Ankara on Tuesday, killing four soldiers on board, local media reported.

The helicopter was on a training flight when it hit high tension cables and crashed into a field about 18 km (11 miles) south of the city centre, the media reports said. Television footage showed the helicopter broken into several pieces.

There was no immediate comment from the military.

 
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