At least seven dead, including a 13-year-old boy, in a helicopter crash in Italy

The authorities are investigating the causes of the accident: the bodies of four members of the same family, a doctor and two pilots were found

Helicopter in file photo EP


Updated at 7:13 PM.

At least seven people died, among them Slovenian family with a minorwhen his helicopter crashed for reasons under investigation in the Italian province of Foggia, in the eastern region of Puglia.

The helicopter, which was covering the Foggia-Veste-Islas Tremiti road, disappeared this morning in the area between Abrisina and San Severo in the Lower Gargano region, an area where it is located. A storm was brewing time of his disappearance.

Finally, the rescue services found the remains in the region of Castelpagano di Apricena, according to sources from the emergency service informed the newspaper “Il Corriere della Sera”.

The four dead Slovenians were tourists and their ages ranged Between 13 and 54 years old. A 64-year-old doctor and the device’s pilots were also killed. There is no record of survivors.

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