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Serbian military transport helicopter crashes near Belgrade; no word on casualties

  • Serbian army soldiers guard the site of a helicopter crash on the outskirts of Belgrade, Serbia, Saturday, March 14, 2015. A Serbian military helicopter crashed near Belgrade while evacuating a sick baby from south of the country, killing all seven people on board, officials said Saturday. The defense ministry said no one survived the crash late Friday night near Belgrade's international airport, some 30 kilometers (18 miles) west of the capital. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

    Serbian army soldiers guard the site of a helicopter crash on the outskirts of Belgrade, Serbia, Saturday, March 14, 2015. A Serbian military helicopter crashed near Belgrade while evacuating a sick baby from south of the country, killing all seven people on board, officials said Saturday. The defense ministry said no one survived the crash late Friday night near Belgrade's international airport, some 30 kilometers (18 miles) west of the capital. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)  (The Associated Press)

  • Serbian army soldiers guard the site of a helicopter crash on the outskirts of Belgrade, Serbia, Saturday, March 14, 2015. A Serbian military helicopter crashed near Belgrade while evacuating a sick baby from south of the country, killing all seven people on board, officials said Saturday. The defense ministry said no one survived the crash late Friday night near Belgrade's international airport, some 30 kilometers (18 miles) west of the capital. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

    Serbian army soldiers guard the site of a helicopter crash on the outskirts of Belgrade, Serbia, Saturday, March 14, 2015. A Serbian military helicopter crashed near Belgrade while evacuating a sick baby from south of the country, killing all seven people on board, officials said Saturday. The defense ministry said no one survived the crash late Friday night near Belgrade's international airport, some 30 kilometers (18 miles) west of the capital. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)  (The Associated Press)

  • Military vehicles drive to the site of a helicopter crash on the outskirts of Belgrade, Serbia, Saturday, March 14, 2015. A Serbian military helicopter crashed near Belgrade while evacuating a sick baby from south of the country, killing all seven people on board, officials said Saturday. The defense ministry said no one survived the crash late Friday night near Belgrade's international airport, some 30 kilometers (18 miles) west of the capital. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

    Military vehicles drive to the site of a helicopter crash on the outskirts of Belgrade, Serbia, Saturday, March 14, 2015. A Serbian military helicopter crashed near Belgrade while evacuating a sick baby from south of the country, killing all seven people on board, officials said Saturday. The defense ministry said no one survived the crash late Friday night near Belgrade's international airport, some 30 kilometers (18 miles) west of the capital. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)  (The Associated Press)

Officials say a Serbian military helicopter has crashed near Belgrade while evacuating a sick baby from southern Serbia.

The defense ministry did not immediately say whether anyone survived the crash late Friday near Belgrade's international airport some 30 kilometers (18 miles) west of the capital.

Serbia's state TV says the MI-17 transport helicopter had four crew members, two medical workers and the 5-day-old baby with life-threatening respiratory problems.

The crash occurred in foggy weather. Several commercial flights which tried to land at the airport had to be rerouted to other destinations because of the poor visibility.