Istanbul helicopter crash kills Eczacibasi executive

By bne IntelliNews March 10, 2017

The head of the Russian building products division of Turkish conglomerate Eczacibasi, four Russian nationals and two pilots lost their lives on March 10 when a helicopter crashed in Istanbul.

Local authorities suggested that bad weather was to blame for the accident.

The helicopter reportedly hit a television tower before it crashed onto a highway shortly after taking off from Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport.

Eczacibasi’s core businesses are building products, consumer products and healthcare. It is also active in finance, information technology, welding technology, mining and property development.

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