France: 5 dead after rescue helicopter crashes in Alps
A French search and rescue helicopter with six passengers has crashed in the Alps, President Macron has said. Rescue teams have been unable to reach the site as one survivor is said to be fighting for their life.
A helicopter crash in the Alps left five people dead and a sixth in a critical condition, French President Emmanuel Macron tweeted Tuesday.
“They take all the risks to save lives,” Macron said. “This evening in Savoy three members of the French Air Rescue and two members of the Service Aerien Francais (SAF) were killed in a helicopter crash. Another injured survivor is fighting for their life. Support from the nation to the families, friends and colleagues of these French heroes.”