Tuesday, December 06, 2005

Many killed in Tehran plane crash

BBC:The building was engulfed in flames after the crash
An Iranian military plane with 94 people on board has crashed into a building in a heavily built-up suburb of the capital Tehran.
There was a huge explosion and fire in the 10-storey block. Police said everyone had died on the plane and many deaths were feared on the ground.
State television said the C-130 plane encountered a technical problem shortly after take-off from Mehrabad airport.

All of Tehran's hospitals have been put on alert to receive casualties.

The semi-official Fars news agency said so far at least 40 bodies had been recovered.
According to Fars news: Among passengers,nobody survived.Several collaborators of Fars agency died in crash.


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