Plane With 100 People On Board Catches Fire in Tehran (PHOTO)

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An airplane with 100 passengers on board has caught fire at Tehran's Mehrabad Airport, Fars news agency reported, citing the head of Tehran's emergency department. All of the passengers have been evacuated and emergency services have started to fight the fire.

The incident took place at 21:00 local time on 19 March. There are no casualties or injuries, but 10 ambulances have been deployed at the scene. The model of the plane and the cause of the fire remain unknown. The model of the plane remains unknown, but the incident occurred after the aircraft's landing gear did not open properly.

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The ISNA news agency reported, citing a spokesman for the emergency services, that the fire has been extinguished. Those passengers who remained on board during the fire have been safely evacuated from the plane.

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