3 dead in Tehran chopper crash

A helicopter crashed in mountains north of Tehran on Thursday.

A helicopter crashed in mountains north of Tehran on Thursday.

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – At least three people were killed after a helicopter crashed in mountains north of Tehran on Thursday.

Hassan Farahani, an Iranian Red Crescent Society official, told the Tasnim News Agency that the incident happened in  Mount Darband.

The helicopter reportedly belonged to Iran’s Defense Ministry.

There have been no details about the cause of the crash.