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On Saturday, November 5, a helicopter crashed in southern Italy, killing all five passengers and two pilots on board, according to Barrons.
The helicopter disappeared from radar in a rural area. localities of the Puglia region – Castelpagano di Apricena. The air force and the fire brigade were sent to search.
Raffaele Piemontese, deputy head of the Apulia region, later reported that the helicopter had been found, and the people on the boat had died. Among the dead was a Slovenian family of four, including – 13 year old girl. The other victims were a local doctor and two pilots.
The publication clarified that the helicopter was on a daily flight between Foggia in Puglia and the Tremiti Islands off the coast of Italy. The cause of the accident was sharply deteriorating weather conditions.
The mayor of the islands, Peppino Calabrese, told reporters that a doctor at the last minute decided to take this flight instead of the ferry “due to poor sea conditions.”< /p> Follow us on Telegram