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Helicopter Crashed near France-Switzerland Border; 5 Killed

helicopterA helicopter crashed in the garden of a house located in the suburbs of Montbeliard, France, on the morning of October 2.

The accident happened after the EC130 helicopter departed from an airport in Lausanne, Switzerland, with 7 people aboard. The French police confirmed that the aircraft came down just a few hundred meters from the Montbeliard aerodrome, around 13 kilometers from the France-Switzerland border.

The police also said, “Of the seven Swiss people on board, five have died, one has been rushed to hospital with multiple injuries and the seventh person, whose condition is not yet known, is being pulled out.” The deceased include 6 men and a woman.

The cause of crash is not clear at the moment.

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