Military Helicopter Crash In Istanbul Kills 4 Servicemen - Governor

Military Helicopter Crash in Istanbul Kills 4 Servicemen - Governor

Four Turkish servicemen died on Monday as a result of a military helicopter's crash in the city of Istanbul, the city's Governor Ali Yerlikaya said

ANKARA (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 11th February, 2019) Four Turkish servicemen died on Monday as a result of a military helicopter's crash in the city of Istanbul, the city's Governor Ali Yerlikaya said.

Earlier in the day, Yerlikaya said that the incident occurred in the district of Cekmekoy, in the Asian suburbs of Istanbul, leaving four servicemen injured.

"At 18:51 [15:51 GMT] a military helicopter crashed in a residential area in the Cekmekoy district for reasons which are not yet clear. Several minutes after [the crash] four injured servicemen were delivered to a hospital but unfortunately all four [servicemen] have died. There are no other victims," Yerlikaya told reporters.

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