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October 12, 2014 11:44 am

Senior Iranian Officers Killed in Plane Crash

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Antonov An-72T-200 Iran Air Force landing in Tehran. Photo: wiki commons.

Reuters – An Iranian police plane crashed late on Saturday killing four high-ranking officers investigating the deaths of police in a province that borders Pakistan and Afghanistan, state news agency IRNA reported.

Three crew also died in the crash, underscoring concerns about Iran’s ageing aircraft fleet which Tehran has been unable to modernise due to international sanctions.

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