Helicopter with business executives crashes in Istanbul, killing all aboard

Helicopter with business executives crashes in Istanbul, killing all aboardBy Tuvan Gumrukcu ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A helicopter carrying an executive of the Turkish Eczabicasi group and four Russians, including the firm’s Russian operations chief, crashed in Istanbul on Friday, killing all seven people on board, the city’s mayor was quoted as saying. Bulent Eczacibasi, chairman of the company with interests in pharmaceuticals and home products, and the governor of Istanbul had initially said five of the seven on board had been killed. Istanbul mayor Kadir Topbas was quoted by broadcaster NTV and other media as saying all five passengers and two crew had died.



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