Iran suffers another plane crash

TEHRAN - An Iranian military aircraft crashed at a Tehran airport yesterday, killing at least 36 people.

TEHRAN - An Iranian military aircraft crashed at a Tehran airport yesterday, killing at least 36 people.

This is the latest in a string of aviation disasters to hit the Islamic republic.

State television quoted the Revolutionary Guards, who were aboard a Russian- designed Antonov-74, as saying that 30 of its members and six crew were killed.

Television pictures showed plane parts scattered along the runway and the remains of a charred fuselage. - Reuters

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