Plane catches fire at Tehran airport; 50 passengers aboard - Fars

 Plane catches fire at Tehran airport; 50 passengers aboard - Fars

GENEVA (Reuters) - A plane caught fire at Tehran's Mehrabad airport with approximately 50 passengers still aboard, the Fars news agency said in a Twitter post on Tuesday, citing the head of Tehran's emergency department.

Approximately 50 passengers had already been evacuated and emergency services were tackling the fire.

(Reporting by Babak Dehghanpisheh; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)

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Updated Date: Mar 20, 2019 01:06:06 IST