A helicopter crashed this Sunday afternoon in Isère, while it was on its way to a rescue operation in the Villars de Lans sector, in Isère.

"A civil security helicopter crashed to the ground, with five members of the team (crew and rescuers) on board," said a press release from the prefecture.

According to the

Dauphiné Libéré

, the aircraft crashed shortly before 4.30 p.m., and a witness questioned by the newspaper believes that the aircraft would have caught fire after the impact.

"Rescue operations are currently underway with the support of land and air resources", assures the prefecture, which specifies that the causes of the accident are for the moment undetermined.


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