Villagers offer lunch for military helicopter crew after emergency landing in western Turkey

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The crew of a military helicopter, which had to make an emergency landing in the western Turkish city of Afyonkarahisar received a warm welcome on the ground with locals offering them a lunch.

A UH-1H Huey military helicopter safely landed in Atlıhisar village of Afyonkarahisar's Şuhut district due to a technical problem on Friday afternoon. The locals, noticing the descending helicopter, welcomed the military personnel, fetching food from their homes to prepare a picnic lunch for the soldiers.

Meanwhile, necessary pieces to repair the helicopter were brought from Ankara and the jet later arrived at its initial destination of Isparta Military Aviation School.

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