Newspaper the Independent, citing local authorities, reported problems of the pilot of the helicopter that crashed in Istanbul.

According to information, due to the fact that the pilot in the fog did not notice the tower, the aircraft crashed into it. The TV tower is located in Endem tower, whose height reaches 236 meters. After you crash the helicopter crashed in the district of Buyukcekmece, reports “Russian conversation”.

TASS with reference to the Turkish Ministry of transport reported about the helicopter crash on the road E5 and five dead. A private aircraft has crashed near the Parking lot of the local exhibition centre.

As previously reported, “Russian conversation”, March 10, it became known about the death of four citizens of Russia in Istanbul. The names of victims, Alexander Vanin, Igor Kochergin, Lyudmila Churov and Elena Barragan . With them on Board was their colleague, a Turkish employee of the Eczacıbaşı group of companies, as well as two pilots of the helicopter Sikorsky S-76. The identity of the fifth victim is established.

At the moment details of the crash are being clarified. The Network has photos and video from the scene.