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1 killed, 2 hurt in Austrian police chopper crash

1 killed, 2 hurt in Austrian police chopper crash

Authorities say a police helicopter crashed in southern Austria and killed the pilot.
Police say two others on board the aircraft were injured as it went down around 2:40 p.m. (1340 GMT) Tuesday in the town of Deutschlandsberg in the southern province of Styria.
The helicopter was involved in an unspecified search mission and crashed after brushing against a rooftop.
Police say the 39-year-old pilot died from his injuries at a hospital, while a 49-year-old police inspector and a 52-year-old member of a mountain rescue squad suffered critical injuries.


Updated : 2021-03-04 14:03 GMT+08:00