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Iranian Military Helicopter Crashes, Two Killed

Iranian Military  Helicopter Crashes, Two Killed

TEHRAN - An Iranian military helicopter crashed in Iran's central city of Isfahan on Monday, killing the pilot and the co-pilot of the helicopter, the state IRIB website reported.
Deputy Governor for political and security affairs of Isfahan province, Mohammad-Mehdi Esmaili, said that the Cobra 209 helicopter belonging to the Army's Shahid Vatanpour Training Center crashed in the suburban agricultural fields of Baharestan town of Isfahan city at 10:30 local time (1400 GMT) immediately after catching fire in the sky, said the report.

The cause of the incident was a technical problem in the helicopter and both the pilot and the co-pilot were killed, Esmaili was quoted as saying. (Xinhua)