UNITED NATIONS, July 31 (Itar-Tass) - A Russian helicopter that made an emergency landing in Ethiopia on Wednesday worked under contract with the UN Development program, Farhan Haq, Associate Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General, told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.
He said as far as it was known, the incident had not caused loss of life.
A source in the Russian embassy in Addis Ababa told Itar-Tass earlier in the day that four crew members were injured in the emergency landing.
The official told Itar-Tass earlier in the day that the four crew members were injured in the emergency landing.
“The four crew members were rushed to a Red Cross hospital. Three of them are in a serious condition. One is in a medium grave condition,” the official said. He said one of the pilots was operated on.