4 killed in Czech Republic helicopter crash

Four-seater Robinson R44-Raven helicopter came down in an industrial zone in town of Plzen

Firefighters and rescue workers inspect the area where a small helicopter crashed in Pilsen, Czech Republic, on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018.


Prague: Four people including one Czech and three foreigners were killed on Wednesday when the helicopter they were in crashed over a factory in western Czech Republic, local police said.

The Czech CTK news agency said it was thought that the foreign victims could be Thai nationals.

The four-seater Robinson R44-Raven helicopter came down in an industrial zone in a suburb of the town of Plzen.

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

No-one from the Thai embassy in Prague was immediately contactable.

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