According to the provincial government of Sava in the Alps in southeastern France, an Airbus EC135 helicopter crashed near the town of Bonvira under its jurisdiction on the evening of the 8th local time.
There are six people on board, including four employees of the French private enterprise SAF Helicopter Group, and two are rescuers of the security forces of the French Alps Republic. At present, the whereabouts of six people are not available.
It was also reported that the pilot had successfully ejected out of the cabin at the time of the accident and was alerted.
At present, three helicopters have begun search and rescue work, but due to heavy fog, they are temporarily unable to approach the scene of the accident.
At the same time, ground search and rescue work has also begun, and rescue personnel have contacted a person on board.