12:23 GMT +321 January 2020
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    Governor of Tangestan Abdolhossein Rafiipour has stated as quoted by Mehr news agency that the aircraft crashed at 12:30 p.m. local time (8:00 GMT).

    An Iranian fighter jet has crashed in the Southern Tangestan area, Bushehr Province due to a technical problem, the two people on board the aircraft are safe, Mehr news agency reported.

    "The pilot and co-pilot are safe", Governor of Tangestan Abdolhossein Rafiipour said as quoted by the Mehr news agency.

    No further information has been provided so far.

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