11-Feb-19 Bell UH-1 Çekmeköy, Turkey (4F)

Helicopter crashed into a residential area, and is the second fatal UH-1 accident in the Istanbul metropolis in three months – the other one was on 26th November 2018 at Sancaktepe.

The Turkish defence ministry named the four fatalities in their tweet as  Pilot Captain Umit Ozer, Captain Semih Ozcan, Petty Officer Sergeant Ilyas Kaya and NCO Officer Yakup Avsar

Date:
11 February, 2019
Make:
Bell
Model:
UH-1
Location:
Çekmeköy, a suburb of Istanbul
Country:
Turkey
Civil / Military:
Military
Fatalities:
4
Operator:
Turkish-Army
Link:
http://www.hurriyet.com.tr/gundem/son-dakika-istanbulda-helikopter-dustu-41113583
Link:
https://www.sozcu.com.tr/2019/gundem/son-dakika-dusen-helikopterle-ilgili-msbden-flas-aciklama-3487005/

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