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Army Transport Crashes While Landing Near Tehran

January 14 2019

Iran

At least 15 people have been killed after an Iranian military cargo plane crashed while landing 25 miles (40 km) west of the capital, Tehran, reports the semi-official Fars news agency. 

The Boeing 707 touched down at the airport but skidded off the runway, colliding with a barrier wall and catching fire, said the army. 

Only the flight engineer is believed to have survived. He was taken to the hospital. 

The crash occurred near Fath airport, which is operated by the Islamic...

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