Passenger plane makes emergency landing in Ahvaz

Ahvaz, Khuzestan, July 13, IRNA – A passenger plane belonged to Zagros Airlines made an emergency landing in the southwestern provincial capital of Ahvaz for technical failure on Tuesday evening, a local official said.

Manager of Khuzestan Airports public relations Majid Malayani told IRNA that the Zagros MD plane, bound for Mahshahr from Tehran, landed at Ahvaz airport due to technical failure at 18:30 Iranian local time (14:00 GMT).

Fortunately none of the 100 passengers were hurt. They were later transferred to Mahshahr by bus, the official said.