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Turkish Police Helicopter Crashes in Southeast

Turkish Police Helicopter Crashes in Southeast

The police helicopter was carrying 12 people, including seven police officers, a judge, a soldier, and three crew members.

The Tunceli governorate said authorities lost the helicopter's radar signal after it departed amid bad weather conditions, possibly heavy rainfall and fog, from Tunceli's Pülümür district at 11:40 a.m.

The helicopter crashed into a rural area at an altitude of 2,500 km between Cambulak and Kocatepe villages, according to the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD).

Several search and rescue teams were dispatched to the scene.

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Tunceli province is in the eastern Anatolia region of Turkey, about 100 km northwest of Diyarbakir.

The chopper, whose passengers included seven policemen, one judge and one non-commissioned officer, crashed at around 0840 GMT in the eastern province of Tunceli, the governor's office said in a statement.

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