A around 1120 local time, a helicopter crashed into after hitting Beylikdüzü tower at Istanbul known as television tower.
A number of ambulances and firefighters were immediately dispatched to the scene.
Istanbul was in a thick fog this morning.
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- UPDATE 0921 UTC Five killed in helicopter crash (source: Local mayor)
- UPDATE 0910 UTC There were seven people on board, including two pilots, four foreigners and one Turkish national on the Sikorsky S-76 model helicopter that belonged to a private company, Doğan News Agency reported.