02:25 GMT29 January 2020
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    According to a local official, details of the crash are being investigated. There have been no immediate reports of casualties in the incident.

    An Iranian warplane has crashed into the Sabalan mountain range in Iran's Ardabil Province, a local official confirmed to IRNA. The aircraft is believed to have crashed on the summit of Sabalan mountain.

    Medics and rescue teams have been dispatched to the area of the crash to search for survivors and debris.

    According to unconfirmed reports, the aircraft was a MiG-29 jet fighter. There is no information as to the number of people that were on board so far

    ​Dr Majid Mohammad Gharibani, head of Ardabil's Emergency Department, has said that no traces of the plane have yet been discovered, IRNA reported.

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