TEHRAN, Iran | TV: Kyrgyz cargo plane crashes near Tehran, crew feared dead
TEHRAN, Iran—Jan 14, 2019—Iran’s state TV says a Boeing 707 Kyrgyz cargo plane has crashed west of Tehran amid severe weather and that there are fears all 10 crew members have been killed.
The TV says a fire engulfed the plane immediately after the crash in the town of Safadasht. It’s about 50 kilometers, or 30 miles, southwest of Tehran. It says rescue teams, including ambulances and a helicopter, have rushed to the site of the crash.