At least five people killed after two army helicopters crash in France

AT LEAST FIVE people have been killed after two army helicopters crashed near a lake in southern France, investigators have said.

A rescue operation was under way to find the sixth passenger after the crash on Friday morning.

A security source and an official from the local authority said five people were killed in the crash.



It happened about 30 miles (50km) northwest of Saint-Tropez.

The circumstances of the crash remain unclear.

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