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.
A #Fokker 100 belonging to #IranAir caught fire on landing at #Tehran's Mehrabad Airport on Tuesday but all 100 passengers were evacuated without injury.— Hossein Aghaie (@Haghaie) 19 марта 2019 г.
The pilot was unable to open the back wheels of the plane.#sanctions #Iran pic.twitter.com/f7RXD9yxiX
According to Press TV, there were no injuries during the rescue operation, however, the cause of the accident remains unknown at the moment.