Military plane crash in Tehran kills seven people (UPDATE-2)
Updated in first paragraph. Information on dead was added.
The military plane crash during the parade in Tehran killed at least seven people, Associated Press Agency reported with reference to Iranian radio, RIA Novosti reported.
The Western media reported with reference to the IRNA news agency that the accident occurred during military parade near the village Vali Abad in the southern suburbs of the Iranian capital.
Currently it is not reported whether victims of the tragedy were on board of the plane or the scene of plane crash.
The details of the accident, type of the crashed plane and the possible causes of the accident are not reported. However, Associated Press Agency reported the crashed plane was used for transportation goals.
On Sept. 22, a military parade is held in Tehran, dedicated to the 28th anniversary of the Iran-Iraq war (1980-1988).
France-Presse Agency reported that the military parade was attended by a squadron of fighters Saegheh produced in Iran ("Clap of thunder"). The agency reported that the parade also involved fighters and bombers of the American production, as well as MiG-29 and Su-24 bombers.