Sixteen feared dead in helicopter ´hard landing´ in Tajikistan

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Sixteen feared dead in helicopter ´hard landing´ in Tajikistan

DUSHANBE: Up to 16 people, including 13 climbers and 3 helicopter crew, are unaccounted for after a “hard landing” in the mountains of Tajikistan, the Central Asian country´s emergency committee said Monday.

 

The accident took place on Sunday at 1130 GMT, the committee said, and two helicopters have been sent on a rescue and recovery mission to the crash site.

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