A military helicopter carrying top soldiers crashed in the Black Sea province of Giresun on July 5.
The helicopter was carrying Gendarmerie Region Commander Brigadier Mustafa Doğru, one colonel, two majors, 11 soldiers, and Giresun provincial gendarmerie post personnel. They were reportedly heading to Eid al-Fitr celebrations taking place at military posts in the region.
The helicopter crashed in the Tohumluk highlands of the Alucra district of Giresun in the early evening hours.
The cause of the crash remains unknown. Search and rescue teams have been sent to the scene.