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One dead as helicopters collide in Berlin

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At least one police officer died Thursday after two helicopters collided at Berlin's iconic Olympic Stadium during a security exercise for operations against football hooligans, authorities said. 

German police officers inspect the scene after two police helicopters crashed near the Olympic stadium in Berlin, on March 21, 2103. The helicopters crashed as they were landing after a training exercise. AFP PHOTO / HANNIBAL HANSCHKE GERMANY OUT

The Berlin fire brigade said in a statement that "several were injured and at least one killed" when the two aircraft crashed into each other at low altitude over a field on the stadium's grounds at about 0930 GMT during a spring snowstorm.

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