Iran military training plane crashes near Tehran

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August 20, 2006 09:40

 
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A military training plane crashed outside the capital of Tehran after catching fire, state-run television reported Sunday. The broadcast said the plane was making an emergency landing on a highway in northeast Tehran but it crashed after a wing of the plane hit a water reservior and burst into flames. The television said the only person in the plane, the pilot, parachuted safely.

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