Italian rescue helicopter crashed near the location where the last Wednesday avalanche collapsed and buried. According to preliminary information, it was considered that the helicopter was associated with rescue operations from the hotel Rigopiano and the helicopter was carrying six people, still no information about survivors.
The accident apparently occurred due to adverse weather conditions and dense fog. Witnesses heard the noise, and it is a difficult to reach mountainous area and is hard to come by helicopter. Rescuers were forced to go on foot to the accident area.
Remember, the avalanche that buried the hotel Rigopiano launched after four consecutive earthquakes in the center of Italy on Wednesday. Then they issued a warning to the avalanche of the whole area dominated by the 2,912 meter high peak of the Gran Sasso.