Ahmadinejad chopper makes emergency landing

Ahmadinejad chopper makes emergency landing
Sun Jun 2, 2013 11:54:22

A helicopter carrying Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and a group of executive officials has made an emergency landing in a mountainous area in northern Iran due to technical malfunction.

No one was harmed in the Sunday incident as the pilot managed to land the helicopter safely in the heights of the Alborz Mountain range, the official website of the Iranian administration reported.

President Ahmadinejad was heading to inaugurate three road projects, including Iran’s biggest road tunnel.

Following the incident, the president issued the inauguration orders and returned to the capital city, Tehran, via land.