Two killed as helicopter crashes in western Czech Republic

  • AP, Prague
  • Updated: Aug 16, 2016 22:30 IST
Police said a helicopter crash in western Czech Republic has killed two people on board. (AFP File Photo)

Police said a helicopter has crashed in western Czech Republic, killing two people on board.

Spokesperson Hana Stefflova said the crash occurred on Tuesday in a field near the village of Kaznejov, some 100 kilometers west of the capital Prague.

Stefan Livinka, spokesperson for the regional firefighters said the two killed were the only ones on board the helicopter.

Another police spokesperson, Martina Korandova, said the victims were both male but have not yet been identified. Officials said they had no further details about the crash at this stage.

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