The wreckage of an Israeli military helicopter that crashed into a mountain in central Romania has been found and none of the seven soldiers aboard - one Romanian and six Israeli - appear to have survived the crash.
Mircea Opris , Romania 's chief mountain rescue official, said the remains of the helicopter, a Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion, were found after it crashed on Monday.
An Israeli military official in Jerusalem also confirmed the wreckage had been located, The Press Association reports.
Brigadier-General Relik Shafir, a reserve officer with the Israeli air force said: "It has been spotted from above, and has broken into two parts". "We have reason to believe that all seven crew are dead," he said. "No bodies have been recovered , " according to Ynetnews.
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