Turkish helicopter crash – Great Union Party leader missing

Eastern Turkey helicopter crash causes frantic search for leader and 5 others.

Istanbul, Turkey (JusticeNewsFlash.com)–Hundreds of rescue workers, Great Union Party (BBP) members, Turkish soldiers, and civilians are scouring a mountainous region in Eastern Turkey for the helicopter wreckage. As reported by CNN, conflicting reports have yet to confirm if the BBP political party leader, Muhsin Yazicioglu was onboard the chopper with five other passengers when it went down on Wednesday.

The Anatolian news agency reported the helicopter crashed in the mountains and the frantic search in freezing temperatures for the wreckage and any possible survivors continues. The BBP is one of the smallest political parties in Turkey, and municipal elections will be held across the country on March 29, 2009.

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