Firefighter helicopter crashed in Buyukcekmece district in the European part of Istanbul, NTV television reported.
The names of Russian citizens killed in a helicopter crash in Istanbul's Büyükçekmece district. Their Haberturk published edition.
Among the dead - Alexander Vanin, Igor Kochergin, Lyudmila Churov and Elena Badraga. They allegedly worked in a group of Turkish companies Eczacıbaşı, and which belonged to the shattered aircraft. Apart from them, on board were two pilots and a Turkish representative of the organization.
The accident allegedly occurred due to heavy fog, the helicopter crashed five minutes after take-off. In place of the fire brigade and rescue work. Earlier it was reported that the helicopter belonged to the firefighters.