ISTANBUL

A gendarme helicopter’s tail hit a lighting pole when it was trying to get into a parking position at an Istanbul airport on Thursday. 

The accident took place at the Sabiha Gokcen Airport and police, fire brigades, and health professionals were dispatched to the scene following the accident.

There was no disruption in airport traffic due to the accident.

No casualties were reported, the Istanbul Governor’s Office said.

* Writing by Seda Sevencan

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