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Seven dead in a helicopter crash in Italy


seven bodies they were found this saturday among the remains of a helicopter that disappeared Thursday in the mountains of northern Italyhas released the emergency services, which reported no survivors.

Four Turkish citizens They were on board the helicopter, explained the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, while the Italian media have also indicated the presence of two lebanese.

The pilot it was Italianoriginally from Venice, as reported by the Ansa news agency, which explained that the other victims were on a business trip.

In search since Thursday

“After what the remains of the missing plane were found on Mount Cusna on June 9the unfortunately lifeless bodies of the seven people on board were found among the wreckage,” the Italian fire brigade announced on Twitter. “No survivors have been found,” added the Alpine Rescue Service on Twitter.

In a press release published on Friday, before the discovery of the remains, the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs had confirmed that four of its nationals were on board this helicopter that disappeared after leaving the city of Lucca on Thursday.

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The Italian Air Forcethe firemen and the police services have participated in the search. Bad weather hampered the first attempts to locate the helicopter, which disappeared in a sparsely populated mountainous area.

In a video posted on Twitter, an Italian Air Force spokesman said on Saturday that rescue teams had to walk to the spot where they found “everything burned”.

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