In a plane crash in Iran, at least 15 people have been killed. A cargo plane apparently shot down over the runway of an airport near Tehran.
A cargo plane is forced to land in the vicinity of the Iranian capital, Tehran, and gone up in flames. On Board the machine at least 16 people, according to information from the Fars Agency. The Iranian army announced that 15 passengers were killed. A Person is said to have been brought according to Reports, injured in a hospital.
According to the state broadcaster IRIB, the plane, a Boeing 707. ARD-correspondent Natalie Amiri, the machine is said to have been 42 years old.the cargo plane was carrying meat
The plane was flying from Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan, and was on the way to Karaj, about 40 kilometers North-West of Tehran. At the landing it is supposed to be about the runway also. The Pilot wanted to land on a non-commercial airport in the vicinity of a residential area and not at the airport for cargo aircraft, about four kilometres away. The plane was transporting meat from Kyrgyzstan to Iran.
After landing, the machine crashed, apparently, in a building - a fire broke out on the first footage from the scene of the incident. Fire and rescue teams are on site. May be bad weather prevailed during the accident.