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Up to 10 feared dead after military cargo plane crashes near Iranian capital of Tehran

  • Military cargo plane crashes near Iranian capital Tehran with 10 people onboard
  • The Boeing 707 came down near Fath airport, west of the capital earlier today
  • State television showed pictures of a plume of smoke rising from the crash site

A military cargo plane has crashed near the Iranian capital Tehran with 10 people onboard.

The Boeing 707 came down near Fath airport, west of the capital, state TV reported, adding that there was no immediate information on casualties.

‘We don’t have clear information about the details of the crash,’ said the head of Iran’s emergency department, Pirhossein Kolivand.

A military cargo plane has crashed near the Iranian capital Tehran with 10 people onboard

The Boeing 707 came down near Fath airport, west of the capital, state TV reported, adding that there was no immediate information on casualties 

The Boeing 707 came down near Fath airport, west of the capital, state TV reported, adding that there was no immediate information on casualties 

Fath airport is near Karaj in the central province of Alborz.

Iranian state television showed pictures of a plume of smoke rising from the crash site. 

Some reports on Iranian media said 10 people were on board and that they were killed.

Rescue teams had been sent to the area, between the airports of Fath and Payam.

‘We do not know yet whether it was an Iranian or foreign cargo plane,’ a local official said.

Iranian state television showed pictures of a plume of smoke rising from the crash site (shown). Some reports on Iranian media said 10 people were on board and that they were killed

Iranian state television showed pictures of a plume of smoke rising from the crash site (shown). Some reports on Iranian media said 10 people were on board and that they were killed

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