Turkish military confirms seven killed in helicopter crash, cause unclear | Reuters

ISTANBUL Seven people were killed and eight injured when a helicopter carrying Turkish military personnel, their wives and children crashed in the Black Sea region of northeast Turkey on Tuesday, the Turkish armed forces said.

The cause of the Sikorsky helicopter's crash, as it returned to the town of Giresun from a visit to military outposts in the area, could not immediately be determined, the statement on the military website said.

(Writing by Daren Butler, editing by Larry King)

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Published Date: Jul 06, 2016 02:01 AM | Updated Date: Jul 06, 2016 02:01 AM

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