5 killed in helicopter crash in France

The victims are three members of the non-public firm French Air Service and two French policemen

The plane was flying at an altitude of two,000 meters and the pilot, the one survivor, is in severe situation

5 individuals died Tuesday in a helicopter crash close to the Bonvillard village, in Savoy (Southeastern France), when the machine crashed at about 1,800 meters above sea degree, the departmental prefect indicated at a press convention.

The helicopter accident, through which 4 employees from the non-public French Air Service and two rescuers from the police mountain items have been touring, happened round 7:00 p.m. native time (6:00 p.m. GMT).

“To avoid wasting lives they take all dangers. Tonight in Savoy, three members of the French Air Rescue and two policemen from the Alps have died in a helicopter crash. An injured individual struggles to reside. The help of the Nation to the households, buddies and colleagues of those French heroes “, wrote on Twitter the president, Emmanuel Macron.

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The prefect of Savoy, Pascal Bolot, defined at a press convention that the one survivor, the pilot, is in severe situation.

The fog within the space has prevented at first three different helicopters from approaching after the accident the place the place the plane crashed, for whose rescue a staff of forty individuals has been mobilized by sky and floor.

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