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Helicopter carrying Ahmadinejad makes emergency landing
The file photo of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad getting off a helicopter
The file photo of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad getting off a helicopter
Sun Jun 2, 2013 7:13AM
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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 skillfully and 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.

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