TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An Iranian passenger plane crashed near Tehran’s Mehrabad Airport on Sunday morning, killing a number of passengers.
Initial reports suggest some 40 passengers have been killed in the incident.
Saberinia, head of Iran’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS), told the Tasnim News Agency that at least 7 passengers have been injured in the incident,
“3 injured, a woman and two men, have been transferred to the medical centers by air emergency service,” he said.
No information are available on the cause of the crash.
The An-140, a Russian-made Antonov, which reports say was flied by a Ukrainian pilot, was destined for the city of Tabas, east of Iran.
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