Five killed in helicopter crash in Colombia

By TATIANA RODRIGUEZ AND JUAN GARFF | The (Hamburg, Germany) Deutsche Presse-Agentur | Published: January 11, 2014

BOGOTA — Five people died in the crash of a helicopter near the town of Anori in the Colombian Department of Antioquia north of Medellin, the Colombian Air Force said Friday.

The helicopter had been missing since Thursday, broadcaster Caracol said. A spokesman for the recovery team said there were no survivors.

In addition to the pilot, three military personnel and a priest were on board the private Bell 206-L helicopter. The aircraft had been chartered by the military. The cause of the crash was unknown.


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