Copter crashes in western Czech Republic, all four onboard killed

06 September 2018, 10:18 AM
Copter crash in western Czech Republic, all four onboard killed (Representational Image- PTI)
Copter crash in western Czech Republic, all four onboard killed (Representational Image- PTI)

Four people, including one Czech and three foreigners, were killed on Wednesday when the helicopter they were traveling in crashed over a factory in Czech Republic’s Plzen, about 100 kilometres away from southwest Prague, officials said.

The four-seater Robinson R44-Raven helicopter plunged in an industrial zone in a suburb of the town of Plzen, killing all four onboard, said the sources.

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No one on ground was reported injured since the copter crashed on the roof of an empty factory hall, they said.

According to reports, the victims’ identities were yet to be identify, adding foreign victims were likely be Thai nationals. However, no one from the Thai Embassy in the Prague were immediately reachable, it said.

 “Among the victims, there are three foreigners, two men and a woman,” local police spokeswoman Dana Ladmanova told reporter.

(With PTI inputs)

First Published: Thursday, September 06, 2018 09:49 AM
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