Mashhad, Nov 14, IRNA -- Some ten people were killed when a helicopter airlifting injured people in road accident to hospital crashed near Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi province.
Manager of Emergency Situation and Medical Care affiliated to Mashahd University of Medical Science, Reza Vafaee-Nejad, told IRNA that the helicopter was carrying wounded people of a road accident to Taleqani hospital in Mashhad.
He said that the road accident had occurred around Malek Abad district in the province and heliborne service was made available for the injured people to take them to hospital.
He said that five injured people in the road accident, one medical technician and four flight attendants were on board.
Nine people on board were killed instantly and one of the injured people died at Taleqani hospital in Mashhad.
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