Helicopter crash in Turkey's eastern Tunceli province

Tunceli Governorate said in a statement that authorities lost signal of the helicopter, which took off at around 11:40 a.m. from Tunceli's Pülümür district. The governorate also added that bad weather conditions are being considered as a possible cause for the crash.

A crew member of the Sikorsky S-70 Blackhawk helicopter called the emergency service after the crash and reported seven injured people, media sources said.

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