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15 killed as military cargo plane crashes in Iran

15 killed as military cargo plane crashes in Iran

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Jan 14, 2019 - 14:35

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): At least 15 people were killed on Monday when a Boeing 707 military cargo plane crashed as a result of bad weather in Iran, according to Fars news agency.

Carrying meat from Bishkek, the cargo plane went down near Fath airport in the central Iranian province of Alborz. The plane made had an emergency landing at the airport on Monday.

A flight engineer survived and was taken to hospital. According to the media report, the plane exited the runway during the landing and caught fire after hitting a wall at the end of the runway.

sa/mud

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