The helicopter that crashed in Iran was completely burned out, so there was practically no chance of saving people, the hero of Russia, Major General of Aviation Sergei Lipovoy, said in an article by, Report informs.

Military expert, aviation engineer Alexey Leonkov doesn’t rule out that both pilot error and a technical malfunction of the helicopter could have led to the disaster, either.

One of the main factors that influenced flight safety is difficult weather conditions.

Leading specialist at the Phobos Weather Center, Yevgeniy Tishkovets, said that difficult weather conditions were observed in the crash area, the mountain peaks were covered with clouds.