The incident of the crash of a Turkish helicopter Sikorsky police purposes in the region of Tunceli province, happened as a result of adverse weather conditions.

This became known from the message promulgated by the Governor’s administration. According to “Russian conversation”, the province is located in the Eastern part of Turkey.

According to the reports, the incident happened around 11:40 Moscow time on Tuesday, April 18. The helicopter lost communication after 10 minutes after the start.

It is known for certain about the presence of seven police officers, one judge and three military crew members.

“According to preliminary data, the cause of the accident could be the weather conditions. On the scene sent rescue teams,” – said in the administration.

Previously, “Russian conversation” passed as bad weather – only one of considered in the circle of experts of reasons . Initial information indicated the presence in the helicopter, eight police officers and at least two judges.