Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Iran Jet Crash Kills 168

An Iranian passenger plane carrying 153 passengers and 15 crew members crashed today near the northwest city of Qazvin. All aboard were killed.

The Russian-made Tupolev belonging to the Caspian Airways crashed at 11:45 am local time, 16 minutes after the takeoff from Imam Khomeini Airport. The plane was flying from Tehran to Yerevan, the Armenian capital.

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