The helicopter crashes in Foggia, Italy, seven people lost their lives
A helicopter was reported missing in Foggia, southern Italy, this morning.
The wreckage of the helicopter was found a few minutes ago between San Severo and Apricena. The seven people on board were found dead.
Among them four Slovenian tourists, all members of one family:
Bostjan Rigler, 54 years old; Jon Rigler, 44; Mateja Curk Rigler, 44; Lisa Rigler 13 years old. Liza is the youngest victim of this air accident.
Also on board were Maurizio De Girolamo, 64, a doctor returning home from his shift in Tremiti, and pilots Luigi Ippolito and Andrea Nardelli.
The Vice President of the Puglia Region Raffaele Piemontese confirmed the news of the helicopter being found.