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Boeing-707 crashes in residential area near Tehran

Boeing-707 crashes in residential area near Tehran

PanARMENIAN.Net - A Boeing-707 cargo aircraft crashed in a residential area of Karaj on the outskirts of Tehran, the Iranian news agency ILNA reported on Monday, January 14.

According to media reports, some 10 people were on board the aircraft that was allegedly flying from the city of Bishkek. Local broadcasters have also said that the plane's pilots may have survived the accident, Sputnik International reveals.

The news agency Fars has reported that the pilots lost control of the aircraft during landing, resulting in the plane crashing in a residential area.

According to Fars, the plane, which belongs to Kyrgyzstan was meant to arrive at Payam International Airport in Karaj but accidentally went to Fath Airport.

In the meantime, local media reports are also suggesting that the catastrophe was caused by severe weather conditions.

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