Iranian Military Plane Crashes; 119 Dead




 
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December 6th, 2005  
Whispering Death
 
 

Topic: Iranian Military Plane Crashes; 119 Dead


TEHRAN, Iran - An Iranian military transport plane crashed into a 10-story apartment building on Tuesday, killing 119 people, including 25 on the ground, state media and officials said.

Tehran's mayor said that all 94 people aboard the plane were killed, and Tehran radio said 25 people were killed on the ground.
The building was reported to be on fire, and fire fighters were on the scene working to save people trapped in the building in the Azari residential district

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20051206/...an_plane_crash
December 6th, 2005  
phoenix80
 
 

sad story to wake up with in the morning
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http://www.farsnews.com/imgrep.php?nn=8409150438

http://www.farsnews.com/imgrep.php?nn=8409150462

more pictures

more pics

http://www.mehrnews.com/fa/NewsDetail.aspx?NewsID=262459

updates:

The crash took place in the same AFB (SW Of Tehran) where I got my BMT (Basic Military Trainings)

updates:
128 dead!
December 6th, 2005  
Rabs
 
 
And the fame of that building still looks completely solid saveing many lives. Congrats to iranian construction.
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December 6th, 2005  
phoenix80
 
 
I've lived in different AFBs in iran built by Americans in 1970s.

Good and large buildings!
December 6th, 2005  
King
 
the whole building was burning, it was very sad. It is said that 128 are dead.
RIP
December 7th, 2005  
Whispering Death
 
 
Is it wrong that I feel good about this knowing it was Iranian soldiers? Because really, I do.
December 7th, 2005  
phoenix80
 
 




December 7th, 2005  
bulldogg
 
 
My first thought was that they were conducting a live fire exercise of that new ASM system they purchased from Putin Inc.
December 7th, 2005  
Rabs
 
 
Putin Inc. I like it and seeing how the iranisns act sometimes, it might not be too far out there.
December 7th, 2005  
phoenix80
 
 
A video from the scene
http://www.iribnews.ir/video/01/09/12/a252.wmv



http://www.sharghnewspaper.com/840916/html/law.htm