Mon. Jul 15th, 2024

Iran President Ebrahim Raisi ‘s Helicopter Crashes, Russia and the EU offer support in search operations | 10 updates

Iran President Ebrahim Raisi 's Helicopter Crashes, Russia andIran President Ebrahim Raisi 's Helicopter Crashes, Russia and

Iran President Ebrahim Raisi ‘s Helicopter Crashes: On Sunday, the helicopter that was transporting Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his Foreign Minister crashed. The Red Crescent Society of Iran asserted that it had sent personnel to the location where rescue teams reported smelling petroleum.

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Here are 10 updates on this major worldwide subject.

  • On Sunday, while flying in dense fog over mountainous terrain, a helicopter carrying Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Affairs Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, and other dignitaries had a catastrophic accident. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s supreme leader, told Iranians “not to worry” about the Islamic Republic’s leadership, claiming that “there will be no disruption in the country’s work”. -Iran President Ebrahim Raisi
  • According to Reuters news agency, the collision took place while returning from a visit to Iran’s northwest border with Azerbaijan.
  • Raisi was flying in an American-made Bell 212 helicopter, according to the state news agency IRNA.
  • Reuters reports that a Turkish drone sent Iranian officials the coordinates of the probable crash site after spotting a source of heat that was thought to be the wreckage of the helicopter.
  • The Iran Red Crescent has been dispatched by the authorities to the location where a “foul smell” was detected.
  • According to an official cited by State TV, at least one passenger and one crew member had communicated with the rescuers.
  • It appeared in the early hours of Monday, showing a rescue team crowded over a GPS unit while searching a pitch-black slope on foot in a heavy blizzard. The squad was dressed in bright jackets and head torches.
  • US President Joe Biden was briefed on the crash reports, according to the US White House. The European Union supplied satellite mapping technology for emergencies.
  • In addition, Russia has deployed a helicopter and 47 rescue experts to help in the search.
  • Rick Scott, a Republican legislator, seems to have enjoyed the helicopter crash. He commented, “He was not loved or respected & he will be missed by no one,” on the X platform. I sincerely believe the Iranian people will have the opportunity to free their nation from ruthless dictators once he is gone.”

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