Plane catches fire at Tehran airport; 50 passengers aboard: Fars

Reuters – A plane caught fire at Tehran’s Mehrabad airport with approximately 50 passengers still aboard, the Fars news agency said in a Twitter post on Tuesday, citing the head of Tehran’s emergency department.

Approximately 50 passengers had already been evacuated and emergency services were tackling the fire.

Reporting by Babak Dehghanpisheh; Editing by Robin Pomeroy