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One killed after helicopter crash in Berlin

March 21, 2013
By Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent
One police officer has been pronounced dead with four others seriously injured after two helicopters collided during an anti-hooligan training exercise near the Olympiastadion in Berlin on Thursday morning.

During the exercise, some 200 police officers had acted as football hooligans arriving by train, with three helicopters transporting 20 to 25 officers to the scene, Radio Eins in Berlin reported.

The training went ahead despite heavy snowfall and, according to Der Tagesspiegel ...

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