The helicopter that crashed on Monday afternoon nearby Fundata, central Romania is an Israeli transport helicopter that attended at the common Israeli - Romanian exercise Blue Sky 2010, military sources declared for the Romanian news agency Mediafax.

According to quoted sources, the exercise was a search, save and medical evacuation mission. Romania's Defense ministry confirmed that there were six Israeli citizens and one Romanian on board. The ministry's spokesperson said that the accident took place at 15,20 PM and the helicopted was found at 17,45.

He said that the cause of the accident is still unknown at the moment.