PHOTOS: Black Monday In Iran As Military Cargo Plane Crashes

  Tragedy struck in Iran on Monday when a cargo military plane crashed near Tehran, the country’s capital. Advertisement According to the Fars news agency, … Continue reading PHOTOS: Black Monday In Iran As Military Cargo Plane Crashes


A picture taken on January 14, 2019 shows a Boeing 707 cargo plane that reportedly crashed into a residential complex near the Iranian capital Tehran with 10 people onboard. The plane overshot the runway during its landing, Iran’s aviation organisation spokesman Reza Jafarzadeh told state broadcaster IRIB. HASAN SHIRVANI / MIZAN NEWS / AFP

 

Tragedy struck in Iran on Monday when a cargo military plane crashed near Tehran, the country’s capital.

According to the Fars news agency, only the flight engineer of the 16 passengers on board that survived.

State broadcaster IRIB earlier said there were 10 people on the plane, without confirming any casualties.

“A (Boeing) cargo 707 places carrying meat took off from Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan and had an emergency landing at Fath airport this morning,” the army said in a statement on its website.

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