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Pilot dead in helicopter crash

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11:12 CEST+02:00
A police helicopter has been involved in an accident at Sisjön in Gothenburg. The pilot of the craft died in the crash.

Two of the three passengers in the helicopter were seriously injured, while a third person suffered minor injuries.

The accident occurred during a coordinated police excercise.

Fifteen fire fighters were sent to the scene but the helicopter is not reported to have caught fire.

The helicopter crashed at 10.30am near Sisjön, a lake to the south of Gothenburg.

"We don't know how the accident happened," said police spokesman Varg Gyllander.

Police have called in a crisis management group to tend to staff and the families of the victims.

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