Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's helicopter had to make an emergency landing on Sunday after an unspecified accident, the office of presidency reported, adding that he was unhurt.
“The helicopter carrying Dr. Ahmadinejad and a number of officials on Sunday had an accident, but the pilot managed to land the aircraft safely,” the website president.ir reported. "With God's help the president and the officials accompanying him were not hurt. After the landing the president inaugurated the project and returned to Tehran by car." (president.ir/AFP, 2 June)
Ahmadinejad was en route to inaugurate a local project in Alborz mountainous region when the incident happened. No further details about the nature of the accident were given.
Photo credit: President Ahmadinejad’s helicopter after the accident (ISNA)