Caspian Airlines Tupolev 154M Crashed in Iran

Today a Caspian Airlines Tupolev 154M (EP-CPG) crashed near Qazvin (Iran), killing all 153 passengers and 16 crew members on board. The flight RV7908 was bound from Tehran-Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA) (Iran) to Yerevan Airport (EVN) (Armenia) when it crashed 16 minutes after takeoff.

According to local media, the airplane slammed into the ground and exploded on impact, creating a 10 m deep crater.

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