Debris from helicopter on lake in north-west Romania
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Romania helicopter crash: Bystanders pull woman from lake

A woman has survived a helicopter crash which left five others dead in north-west Romania on Monday.

Three unidentified German businessmen, a Romanian businessman and the pilot are believed to have been killed after the aircraft crashed into a lake in the town of Taureni.

Town mayor Ovidiu Petru Oltean says bystanders jumped into the lake and pulled the woman to safety.

The cause of the crash is still unknown.

  • 30 Jul 2013
  • From the section Europe