Member Of Raisi’s Entourage Says Weather Was Not A Factor In Helicopter Crash

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — New details of the crash in which Iranian president Raisi was killed have emerged from eyewitnesses in the other helicopters riding with him, ruling out weather conditions as a reason for the accident.

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Ghulam Hussain Ismaili, an officer who was part of the president Raisi’s entourage travelling in one of the two surviving helicopters, said that the president’s pilot was in charge of the three-helicopter convoy.

“The weather was good when the helicopters took off after the opening of the dam, but 45 minutes into the flight, the presidential pilot asked to fly high to avoid the clouds,” he said.

He added that President Raisi’s helicopter was in the middle of the other two copters and 30 seconds later the pilot of Ismaili’s chopper noted that the president’s helicopter had disappeared.

“Our helicopter circled, looking for the president’s helicopter. Due to the presence of clouds, our helicopter kept flying high. Our pilot continued flying, landing the helicopter at a nearby copper mine,” he mentioned.

He revealed that they tried to make phone calls to the foreign minister, the president’s bodyguard and chopper’s pilot Captain Mustafavi, but received no answer. However, Imam Ale-Hashem received a call and said that the presidential helicopter had met an accident.

“I called Ale-Hashem and he also told me that the helicopter had crashed in the valley,” he said.

“He said that he didn’t know where he was, but said he was under trees and not feeling well. We continued to be in contact with him for three hours, and later he also died. We directed rescue workers to the forest, where they found the remains of the helicopter.”

Ismaili insisted that he had not heard any explosion from the presidential helicopter, and “we didn’t see a fire or smoke.”

Ismaili added that after looking at the bodies of the chopper’s passengers, it was obvious that the president and other officials had died on the spot, while Ale-Hashem died several hours after the crash.

 


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Yehuda
Yehuda
27 days ago

“I called Ale-Hashem” — I also call to “Hashem” and say thank you for removing these rashaim from the world 🙂

Insane
Insane
27 days ago

Painful to read that the butcher died right away

See
See
27 days ago

So who was it the Mossad ? Good job keep it up

Dovid
Dovid
27 days ago

If this guy was alive for a few hours and was able to talk on the phone, it means that Iran knows what happened to the helicopter. I wonder why they are not coming out and say it.

Mayer
Mayer
26 days ago

Who really cares? When a convicted murderer is executed anywhere in the US there are crowds out protesting. These are the sort of people who will be standing for a minutes silence with lowered flags in the plaza of the Unwanted Mobodies