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Cargo plane crashes in Iran with several onboard: media

AFP  |  Tehran 

A military cargo plane crashed near the Iranian capital with at least 10 people onboard, reported on Monday.

The agency, considered close to the military, said there were 16 people onboard and that only the had survived.

"The plane was a cargo 707 that overshot the runway during its landing," Iran's told state broadcaster IRIB. IRIB initially said there were 10 people onboard.

Conservative agency said it was a military cargo plane carrying meat from the capital of Bishkek.

IRIB said the plane hit a building after the pilot chose the wrong runway while trying to land at in province, just east of

It showed footage of burning wreckage in a wooded area.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 12:50 IST