Jan. 14 (Bulletinstandard) — An Iranian navy airplane crashed right into a neighborhood in Alborz province Monday after it overshot a runway on the airport and killed practically everybody on board, officers stated.
The Boeing 707 was scheduled to reach at Payam Worldwide Airport in Karaj however the pilot tried to land at Fath Airport, 25 miles west of Tehran. Its runway is just too brief for big plane, Iranian state-owned Press TV reported.
The cargo airplane skidded off the runway and crashed right into a wall separating the airfield from a residential neighborhood, officers stated. Some vacant residential services had been broken.
Eight rescue groups, a number of ambulances and a helicopter had been despatched to the crash website.
Pirhossein Kolivand, head of Iran’s emergency division, stated stays for about half the 15 lifeless had been recovered a short while later. Authorities stated a flight engineer survived with essential accidents.
“A [Boeing] 707 cargo airplane, which was carrying meat, took off from Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan and had an emergency touchdown at Fath airport this morning,” the Iranian Military stated in an announcement.
The airplane’s “black containers” might give investigators key details about what introduced the airplane down. It was unclear Monday whether or not they had been discovered.
The Boeing 707 is an older airplane, first launched in 1958. The final fashions had been in-built 1979.