后 3 下午. 当地时间 (9 上午. 和), CNSAS tweeted that unfortunately no survivors were found.
The victims are the pilot from the Veneto region and six passengers, four of Turkish nationality and two of Lebanese nationality, who were on a business trip to Italy. The official confirmation was given by the prefecture of Modena, CNN’s affiliate SkyTg24 reported Saturday.
The helicopter appeared to have crashed on the bed of a stream, the Lama, at the Passo degli Scaloni, 1,922 海拔米, SkyTg24 reported.
Italy’s National Flight Safety Agency said Saturday it had opened an investigation and sent an investigator to the scene of the accident involving the A119 Koala helicopter, 该机构说.
The rescue operations were carried out by CNSAS, the Italian fire brigade and the Italian police and personnel of the Air Force.
“We got some coordinates, we went to the place and found everything burned. The helicopter is inside a valley, near a stream, we are trying to bring all the rescue teams to then reach the area on foot, because it is difficult to get there with the winch,” a soldier said earlier on Saturday, in a video posted on the Italian Air Force’s verified Twitter profile.