Iran’s Sepahan Air Crashed Killing 48

This image released by Fars News Agency appears to show the aftermath of the plane crash near Tehran.
This image released by Fars News Agency appears to show the aftermath of the plane crash near Tehran.

Today another passenger plane crashed after series of tragedies involving passenger planes lately.

A Sepahan Air Iran-140 plane crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran’s Mehrabad airport at 9:20 a.m. local time (0450 GMT) on Sunday morning.

Iranian state media reported all 40 passengers and 8 crews were killed, including two infants and three children under the age of 12.

The official Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported that the plane crashed into the Azad residential block on Mina 6 Boulevard.

State television reported at least three people in the area were taken to hospital with burns.

The plane is a locally assembled version of the Antonov-140.

The plane was heading to Tabas, a town in northeast Iran.

Passenger Jet Crash In Tehran Kills 48 People
Passenger Jet Crash In Tehran Kills 48 People
Passenger Jet Crash In Tehran Kills 48 People
Passenger Jet Crash In Tehran Kills 48 People