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Turkish Military Helicopter Down, Many Casualties  
User currently offlinegphoto From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2004, 840 posts, RR: 21
Posted (3 years 6 months 3 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 4586 times:

Sorry to add more bad news, with several crashes in the last few days.


13 soldiers and 4 crew reported killed on a Sikorsky. Judging by the manufacturer and number of casualties, this must be an S-70 variant.

Best regards,


Erm, is this thing on?
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User currently offlineMadameConcorde From Monaco, joined Feb 2007, 11332 posts, RR: 34
Reply 1, posted (3 years 6 months 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 4588 times:

This is he article published on RT

17 killed as military helicopter crashes in Turkey

A military helicopter crashed in southeast Turkey, killing 13 special forces soldiers and four crewmembers, Turkish officials reported.
The helicopter went down due to bad weather conditions in Siirt province, killing everyone on board, Siirt Governor Ahmet Aydin said.
The helicopter reportedly crashed amid heavy fog in a mountainous area; authorities are still investigating the specifics of the incident.

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RIP helicopter crash victims


There was a better way to fly it was called Concorde
User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 30414 posts, RR: 57
Reply 2, posted (3 years 6 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 4586 times:

Not trying to start something, but how close is the locationto Syria?

User currently offlineimiakhtar From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (3 years 6 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 4586 times:


Quoting L-188 (Reply 2):
Not trying to start something, but how close is the location to Syria?

About 70 miles away. It is closer to Iraq than Syria.

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