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Saha Airlines freight jet crashes in to houses near Tehran

Posted 14 January 2019 · Add Comment

It is understood up to 15 people have been killed after an Iranian run Saha Airlines Boeing 707 freighter aircraft overshot the runway at Fath Airport in the city of Karaj crashing in to nearby houses. One person is believed to have survived the crash.

 

It has been reported that the pilot mistook the airport for another airfield due to bad weather. The plane was heading for Payam International airport, about 25 miles west of Tehran.

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