Turkish military helicopter crashes, 13 dead


A military helicopter belonging to Turkish Air Force crashed in southeastern Turkey on Wednesday, Hurriyet correspondent reported.

The incident happened in the border province of Sirnak, after the helicopter collided with a high-voltage line and fell on the ground.

The aircraft was carrying high-ranking Turkish military officials all of whom were killed as a result of the crash.

a Major General;
two Colonels;
a Lieutenant Colonel;
a Major;
three Lieutenant Captains;
A 1st Lieutenant;
Two Sergeant Majors and two Sergeants.