Swiss military helicopter crashes in Alps
A Swiss military helicopter crashed on Wednesday at the Gotthard Pass over the Alps, the defence ministry said, adding it suspected people on board had been injured.
Its Twitter message said rescue crews were on the scene but gave no other details. Swiss media identified the downed aircraft as an Airbus Super Puma.
The Blick newspaper published a photo it said was sent in by a reader showing smoke billowing from flaming wreckage.
The incident was the latest in a series of Swiss military crashes. A Swiss Air Force F/A 18 slammed into a mountainside this month moments after an air traffic... read more
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