Up to 15 feared dead as military cargo plane skids off runway and explodes in Iran

Mail Online | 1/14/2019 | Zoie O\
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Up to 15 are feared dead after an Iranian military cargo plane skidded off a runway and slammed into a wall before exploding.

The Boeing 707, which was carrying meat from Kyrgyzstan, crashed after an emergency landing at Fath airport in the town of Safadasht, near the Iranian capital of Tehran.

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There were 16 people onboard and only the flight engineer survived, according to Fars news agency, which is considered close to the military.

Another report said the plane was making a landing approach heading for the wrong airport and trying to land at a non-commercial airport near a residential area instead of a cargo airport some 2.5 miles away.

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Earlier, local media reported that...
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