15 February 2019 - 13:16
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Two killed in training plane crash in NE Iran

Mashad, Feb 15, IRNA - Two were killed in a training ultralight aircraft crash in Kashmar in northeastern Razavi Khorasan Province of Iran on Friday, a local official said.

The incident happened at 11:00 PM Iranian local time (03:30 GMT), Mohammad Alishahi Head of Public Relations Department of Iran's Emergency Medical Services told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on Friday.

He added a medical team was dispatched to the scene.

The crash was reportedly caused by mechanical failure and the pilot and the pilot cadet died instantly as a result.
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