MARSEILLE, France (Reuters) - Two French military helicopters belonging to an army flight training school crashed in the southeastern Var region on Friday, causing deaths, the local prefecture said.

A security source and an official from the local authority said five people were killed in the accident.

There were no immediate details on what caused the crash.

(Reporting by Jean-Francois Rosboblet in Marseille and Emmanuel Jarry in Paris; Writing by Richard Lough; Editing by Luke Baker)

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