ANKARA, March 10. /TASS/. Four Russians were aboard a helicopter that crashed in Istanbul, a spokesman for Eczacibasi Group told TASS on Friday.
The passengers aboard the helicopter were guests of Eczacibasi Group.
"We are still specifying the details but I can say so far that there were four Russian nationals aboard the helicopter," the spokesman said.
According to various data, there were up to seven persons aboard the helicopter that crashed. At least five of them died.
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