Date: 14 January 2019, 18:47,
A Boeing 707 cargo plane has crashed while landing in Fath Airport, located in Karaj in Iran's Alborz Province, 40 kilometers west of the capital Tehran, Spokesman for Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization Reza Jafarzadeh told Mehr News Agency, Trend reports.
Reportedly, 10 crew members were on board. A helicopter, ambulance cars, as well as firefighter teams have been sent to the scene.
Mehrdad Alibakhshi, the director of the crisis management department of Iran’s forensic medicine organization, said 15 bodies were found and recovered from the cargo plane that crashed near Tehran, Trend reports via Tasnim News Agency.
Bodies of nine men and one woman were found and the work to indentify the remaining five bodies continues, he said.