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An Iranian passenger plane sits on a road outside Mahshahr airport after skidding off the runway, in southwestern city of Mahshahr, Iran, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020.(AP)

Iranian plane with 135 passengers overshoots runway, stops in highway: State Media

Tehran | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2020 01:45 PM IST
A state TV reporter travelling on the plane told the broadcaster that the aircraft’s “back wheel had broken off, as we saw it was left on the runway” and said the plane had been moving with no wheels before it ground to a halt.
An airliner caught fire on landing at Tehran’s Mehrabad airport on Tuesday but all 100 passengers were evacuated without injury. (Representational Image)(AP)
An airliner caught fire on landing at Tehran’s Mehrabad airport on Tuesday but all 100 passengers were evacuated without injury. (Representational Image)(AP)

Plane catches fire at Iran airport; 100 passengers evacuated unhurt

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2019 01:26 AM IST
The pilot was not able to open the back wheels of the plane and circled the airport attempting to open all the wheels before landing the plane on its body, according to Fars.
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