Helicopter crashed in NE of Turkey

A Turkish military helicopter has crashed in the NE of the country, killing seven people and injuring the other eight on board.

The Sikorsky S-70 was carrying senior military officers and members of their families, among them several children.

It crashed in Giresun province near the Black Sea. The weather was poor at the time.

The passengers were flying to Eid celebrations in Giresun.