All seven people, including four Turkish nationals, on board the helicopter were killed after it crashed in a mountainous area on the border between Tuscany and the Emilia Romagna region.
Serge Gelle, who heads the national gendarmerie, reaches safety in the seaside town of Mahambo after his helicopter surveying a shipwreck crashed off the northeastern coast.
A state ceremony was held on Friday in the Turkish capital Ankara for 11 soldiers, who were killed in a helicopter crash a day earlier in Turkey’s Bitlis province.
At least 11 soldiers have been killed after a military helicopter crashed in Turkey’s Bitlis province, the Turkish Defence Ministry said.
Kobe Bryant , who died in a helicopter crash in January, was named alongside nine honourees who will be enshrined at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on August 29.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says that there's no indication the crash was an act of terrorism.
Martha Erika Alonso, the new governor of the central state of Puebla, and her husband, Senator Rafael Moreno, died when their helicopter came down not far from the state capital.
According to an Anadolu Agency correspondent on the ground, the helicopter crashed in a residential area in Istanbul's Sancaktepe district.
The incident occurred when a Russian-made Mi-8 aircraft knocked into the cargo of an adjacent helicopter as both were completing take-off in the Krasnoyarsk region, watchdog Rosaviatsia says.
Poor weather is believed to have led to the crash that killed 12 people.
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