TEHRAN (Iran News) – No injuries were reported after a passenger plane skids off the runway at an airport in Khuzestan province.
The incident happened to a Boeing MD of Caspian Airlines with some 135 passengers on board at Mahshahr Airport at 7:50 A.M. local time Monday.
The plane that had departed Tehran for Mahshahr at 6:35 A.M. and initial reports blame technical problems at the time of landing for it skids off runway.
“None of the 135 passengers have been injured,” Spokesman of Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization Reza Jafarzadeh told Mehr News Agency.
The Spokesperson of Iran’s aviation organization, Reza Jafarzadeh, said in a statement that the incident had no casualties and all the passengers are safe, adding, the cause of the accident is under investigation.
He went on to say that teams have been dispatched to the scene to investigate the cause of the incident.
Iranian Caspian Airlines is the owner of the passenger airplane.
Tasnim has contributed to this report.
- source : MNA, Irannews