Iran state TV: Search teams locate Raisi’s helicopter, at least 2 survivors found

A helicopter that crashed while it was carrying Iran’s president and foreign minister has been located, Iranian state media reports.

State TV also quotes an official as saying that at least one passenger and one crew member had been in contact with rescuers.

There is no immediate report on the condition of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi or Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.

Iran’s Red Crescent, however, denies the reports that the helicopter has been found.

Rescue teams had been struggling to reach the crash site amid difficult terrain and bad weather.

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