Turkish defense industry sources speaking on condition of anonymity largely blamed a Dec. 17 helicopter crash that killed four on a slow-working procurement bureaucracy.

One major, one first lieutenant and two flight technicians were killed when a Turkish military helicopter crashed near Ankara , the Turkish military headquarters reported.

The pilots were undergoing a training flight near the Golbasi district when the S-70 Sikorsky crashed after hitting high voltage cables in heavy fog. Search and rescue teams recovered the bodies of the military personnel and transferred them to the forensic institute. […]