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Five people killed in helicopter crash near Tuscany in Italy -Breaking


© Reuters. The fire brigade conducted a search operation to find the helicopter missing on Thursday. It was carrying seven people, four Turkish businessmen and was located on the Apennines (Italy), June 10, 2022. Vigili del Fuoco/Handout via REUTERS


ROME (Reuters] – Five people died in a helicopter accident in Italy on Saturday. Two passengers are still missing from the plane two days later.

Eugenio Giani (the governor of Tuscany) posted on Facebook that the helicopter had crashed into a mountain at the border between Tuscany, Emilia Romagna and Tuscany. They found the remains of all five bodies on Saturday.

After taking off from Lucca, Tuscany on Thursday, the helicopter was headed towards Treviso in northern Italy when bad weather caused it to disappear from radar screens.

Seven passengers were on the helicopter. Four Turkish businessmen, working for Eczacibasi Consumer Products subsidiary, Eczacibasi Industrial Group, were among them. The company stated that they were attending an Italian paper technology fair.

The Lebanese state news agency NNA stated that the two other passengers were Lebanese.

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