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BREAKING: Images of Helicopter wreckage that killed Iranian President emerges (see photo)

BREAKING: Images of Helicopter wreckage that killed Iranian President emerges (see photo)

Photographs of the helicopter wreckage that killed Iranian President, Ebrahim Raisi over the weekend have emerged.

Raisi, alongside the country’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian lost their lives in a helicopter crash that occurred in a mountainous area in the province of East Azerbaijan, amid foggy conditions.

Others on board the helicopter include East Azerbaijan Governor, Malek Rahmati, and Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Ale-Hashem, representative of Iranian Supreme Leader to East Azerbaijan.

There were three helicopters in this convoy, two of which were carrying the ministers and officials.


The cause of the crash is yet to be ascertained as rescue officials are in the area.

Iranian state TV, Mehr and Tasnim news agencies have confirmed the death of Raisi.

Raisi, 63, who became president in 2021, was returning from a trip to neighbouring Azerbaijan to inaugurate a dam.

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