A Romanian medical helicopter has crashed near the city of Cahul in southern Moldova, killing four people.
Local authorities in the city of Cahul said that the helicopter crashed on June 2 in foggy weather.
Moldova's Deputy Health Minister Oleg Craciun identified the dead as the pilot, co-pilot, a doctor, and a medical assistant, all from Romania.
Officials said the aircraft was found on the edge of a forest and the bodies of the victims were severely burned.
They said the helicopter was on its way to pick up a patient to transport to a hospital in Moldova’s capital, Chisinau.
An investigation is under way into the crash.
Romania has an agreement to transport emergency medical cases in Moldova.
With reporting by Interfax and AP