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Another Plane Crashes In Iran, 135 Passengers Escape Death

Another aeroplane has crashed in Iran. The accident occurred as the Caspian Airlines plane skid off the runway onto a highway on landing at an airport in southwestern Iran on Monday.

According to an Iranian state media report, all passengers were evacuated without injury.

“It ran out of runway when landing at Mahshahr airport with no casualties,’’ state news agency, IRNA, said.





Plane Crash In Iran

Some other Iranian media outlets reported 135 passengers and seven crew members were on board, however, there was no official confirmation.

IRNA, quoting local aviation officials, said a technical issue delayed the plane’s landing, which caused the accident.

Plane Crash In Iran

“It ran out of runway when landing at Mahshahr airport with no casualties,’’ state news agency, IRNA, said.

“The plane did not catch fire and all passengers safely left the plane,’’ Managing Director of Khuzestan Airports, Mohammad Reza Rezaei, told IRNA.

IRNA, quoting local aviation officials, said said a technical issue delayed the plane’s landing, which caused the the accident.





Plane crash in Iran

On Saturday, an Iranian aeroplane en-route from Tehran to Istanbul made an emergency landing. This happened at a Tehran airport because of a technical problem.

Credit: (Reuters/NAN)

 





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