February 2, 2018 / 9:22 AM / in 17 days

Two french army training helicopters crash, five dead

MARSEILLE, France (Reuters) - Two French military helicopters belonging to an army flight training school crashed in the southeastern Var region on Friday, causing deaths, the local prefecture said.

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A security source and an official from the local authority said five people were killed in the accident.

There were no immediate details on what caused the crash.

Reporting by Jean-Francois Rosboblet in Marseille and Emmanuel Jarry in Paris; Writing by Richard Lough; Editing by Luke Baker

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