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    WATCH Iran Air Plane Engulfed in Flames During Emergency Landing in Tehran

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    According to Press TV, the Iran Air plane with 100 passengers on board heading to Tehran had to perform an emergency landing at Mehrabad International Airport due to landing gear failure.

    The footage shows an aircraft catching fire during an emergency landing at an airport in Tehran, with blazes breaking out in a different part of the aircraft. The emergency services managed to extinguish the fire, after evacuating half of the passengers, and later evacuated the rest of the people on board.

    According to Press TV, there were no injuries during the rescue operation, however, the cause of the accident remains unknown at the moment.

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