5 killed in Romanian helicopter crash

Officials said the helicopter crashed minutes after takeoff into a two-meter deep lake. Among the dead were also three German citizens.

5 killed in Romanian helicopter crash

World Bulletin/News Desk

Five people were killed in a helicopter crash into a lake in northwest Romania shortly after takeoff on Monday evening.

Officials said the helicopter crashed minutes after takeoff into a two-meter deep lake. Among the dead were also three German citizens.

Cristian Boeriu of the emergency services division said four bodies were retrieved from the lake and one was trapped in the helicopter.

An injured woman was said to have been treated in a hospital.

Last Mod: 30 Temmuz 2013, 09:35
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