In France, five people died in a helicopter crash

In France, five people died in a helicopter crash

A French Air Service (SAF) helicopter with four employees and two rescuers crashed at around 19:00 (21.00 Moscow time) on Tuesday, December 8, in the Savoie department in eastern France.

According to the prefect of the department of Pascal Bolo, the surviving pilot managed to eject, but he is seriously injured and is being evacuated in critical condition, reports RIA “Novosti” with reference to the local television channel BMTV.

Head of the French Interior Ministry Gerald Darmanen said that on Wednesday he would go to Savoie, and expressed condolences to the families of the victims.