A helicopter crashed on a highway in the outskirts of Istanbul on Friday, after apparently hitting a television tower in dense fog, reports said. At least five people were killed, the governor said.
The helicopter, belonging to the Eczacibasi group of companies, was carrying seven people on board - the company’s four Russian guests, a Turkish official and two pilots.
Gov. Vasip Sahin said the helicopter crashed in Istanbul’s Buyukcekmece district after taking off from Itsanbul’s Ataturk Airport, adding that the cause of the crash is under investigation.
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