Military killed in Iran crash

Aircraft owned by Iran's Revolutionary Guards crashes at Tehran airport.

    The aeroplane was flying to Shiraz

    "This plane was heading towards Shiraz and a few Revolutionary Guards personnel have been martyred in this accident."

    Shiraz is a town to the south of Tehran.

    An official at the airport said everyone on board had been killed but did not give a number.

    Mehrabad international airport is used for civil and military purposes. It is situated in a western district of the capital.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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