Ebrahim Raisi Death / Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi dies in helicopter crash, government confirms

Vikrant Shekhawat : May 20, 2024, 09:04 AM
Ebrahim Raisi Death: Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi has died in a helicopter crash. Yesterday on Sunday, Raisi's helicopter crashed in Jolfa, Iran. Iran's President Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian were also aboard this helicopter. According to the report of news agency AP, Iran's state TV says that there is no possibility of any survivor in the presidential helicopter crash. However, rescue workers have still not reached the spot. The President of the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has confirmed that rescue and search teams have identified the crashed helicopter of President Raisi.

Raisi's helicopter crashed when he was returning from inaugurating a dam in East Azerbaijan province. Raisi's helicopter was part of the fleet that escorted the President. There were a total of three helicopters in this fleet. Two of which had returned. But there was no trace of President Raisi's helicopter. According to the report, a hard landing of the helicopter was done immediately after the crash.