Eight soldiers die in helicopter crash in Romania

Updated: Nov 22, 2014, 10:30 IST | IANS

Eight Romanian soldiers were killed Friday and two others injured when a military helicopter crashed during exercises in the central city of Sibiu, media reported

Bucharest: Eight Romanian soldiers were killed Friday and two others injured when a military helicopter crashed during exercises in the central city of Sibiu, media reported.

The two injured victims were in serious condition and have been evacuated from the site, Mediafax quoted a spokesperson for Sibiu's emergency services as saying.

After the accident, one of the survivors called the emergency service to report the crash of the IAR-330 Puma helicopter.


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