Team Melli members send condolences over Iran plane crash

January 14, 2019 - 17:4

TEHRAN – Iran national football team players and coaching staff offered condolences over Monday's plane crash in Karaj, province of Alborz.

A Boeing 707 military cargo plane crashed in bad weather west of Tehran, killing 15 out of the 16 people on board.

A flight engineer survived and was taken to the hospital.

The plane took off from Bishkek Manas International Airport in Kyrgyzstan and planned to land at Payam international airport, however, it was forced to make an emergency landing and crashed into a residential complex about 8.30 a.m. local time.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with all those who lost their lives, and their families and friends suffering,” Carlos Queiroz post on his Instagram account on behalf of Iran national football team.

Iran national football team currently are in the UAE for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.

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