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Plane crash at Iran airport kills 17 – agency | ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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TEHRAN, (Reuters) – Seventeen people were killed when a passenger aircraft caught fire while landing at an airport in northeastern Iran on Friday, the state news agency IRNA reported.

“Seventeen people were killed and 18 injured after a passenger plane caught fire at an airport in Mashhad,” IRNA said, adding that the remaining passengers had been evacuated.