Iranian patrol helicopter crashes near border with Iraq - Reports

  10 April 2019    Read: 1033
Iranian patrol helicopter crashes near border with Iraq - Reports

A border patrol helicopter has crashed in the northwestern Iranian province of West Azerbaijan, at the border with Iraq, local media reported on Wednesday, citing the head of the province's Border Guard Command, Fardin Piri.

One crewmember was killed in the crash, and three others are said to have been injured, according to the Mehr news agency.

Eyewitnesses reported that over ten ambulances were rushed to the site of the incident.

According to media reports, the helicopter crashed in the Dalampar mountains to the southwest of Urmia while it was transporting border guards.


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