Plane crashes on outskirts of Tehran

Plane crashes on outskirts of Tehran

A Boeing-707 has crashed on the outskirts of Tehran today, the flight engineer who was on board was the only person who survived the crash.

The plane was en route from Bishkek to Payam Airport in the town of Karaj, Fars news agency reported. However, the pilots mistakenly started the landing at another airport in Karaj and did not manage to land the aircraft within the runway.

The Boeing 707 crashed into a wall at the airport and entered a residential area near the airport.  

There were a total of 16 people on board the aircraft, according to reports.


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