HO CHI MINH CITY, Oct. 19 (Xinhua) -- Police in Vietnam's southern Ba Ria Vung Tau provine on Wednesday noon found the helicopter which crashed on Tuesday and the bodies of three Vietnamese military officers, local media reported.

The EC 130 chopper was found in a valley on Bao Quan mountain in Tan Thanh District, online newspaper VnExpress reported. The victims were one pilot and two learners.

They included captain Duong Le Minh and two lieutenants, Dang Dinh Dung and Nguyen Van Tung.

The chopper was broken in pieces but the bodies were intact, said the newspaper. The helicopter was on a training fly when it crashed.