Turkey: 5 killed in helicopter crash

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
January 11, 2011 01:14

ISTANBUL— Five military servicemen died when a helicopter crashed during a training flight west of the capital, Ankara on Monday, Turkish media reported.

The reports said the military helicopter crashed in Polatli, in the Central Anatolia region, 80 km west of Ankara.

Television stations cited the military as saying officials had reached the wreckage, but fog covered the area.

There were no immediate reports on the cause of the crash.


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