Jan 15, 2019, 2:19 PM
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Iran 1st VP expresses condolences over plane crash

Tehran, Jan 15, IRNA – First Vice-President of Iran Eshaq Jahangiri expressed his condolences in a message on Tuesday over the crash of the Army's Boeing 707 that claimed 15 lives on Monday.

In his message, Jahangiri expressed his deep sorrow over death of the 15 crew members and sympathized with their families and prayed for their forgiveness.

A Boeing 707, carrying meat from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, to Karaj, west of Tehran, mistakenly landed in Fath Airport and crashed and caught fire near the airport on Monday morning. Only one out of the 16 people on board survived the crash and is in hospital.

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